Definition of superordination 

1 [ Late Latin superordination-, superordinatio, from superordinatus (past participle of superordinare to appoint in addition, from Latin super- + ordinare to arrange, appoint) + -ion-, -io -ion ] : ordination of a person to fill a station already occupied especially : the ordination by an ecclesiastical official of his own successor

2 [ super- + -ordination (as in subordination) ]

a : the act or process of superordinating : dominance

b : the relation of a universal proposition to a particular with the same terms

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