Translation of "subordinate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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subordinateadjective

uk /səˈbɔː.dɪ.nət/ us /səˈbɔːr.dən.ət/

having a lower or less important position

从属的,下级的;次要的
a subordinate role 配角
subordinate status 从属地位
The individual's needs are subordinate to those of the group. 个人需求要从属于集体需求。

subordinatenoun [ C ]

uk /səˈbɔː.dɪ.nət/ us /səˈbɔːr.dən.ət/

a person who has a less important position than you in an organization

下属,下级
He left the routine checks to one of his subordinates. 他把例行检查交给了一个下属负责。

subordinateverb [ T ]

uk /səˈbɔː.dɪ.neɪt/ us /səˈbɔːr.dən.eɪt/

to put someone or something into a less important position

使从属于,使处于次要地位
Her personal life has been subordinated to her career. 她将个人生活置于事业之下。

(Translation of “subordinate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)