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subsidiary

adjective
 
 
/səbˈsɪdiəri/ US   /səbˈsɪdieri/
FINANCE owned or controlled by another company: a subsidiary bank/business/outlet The company yesterday said its strategy is to grow subsidiary businesses for future sale.
used to describe something less important than something else, with which it is connected: Psychometric tests used at interview are not always accurate and only provide subsidiary information.subsidiary to sth The group wants the protocol to be subsidiary to the WTO.
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