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subsidiarynoun [C]

 us   /səbˈsɪd·iˌer·i/
a company that is owned by a larger company
subsidiary
adjective  us   /səbˈsɪd·iˌer·i/
All the major record companies had subsidiary labels under their control.
(Definition of subsidiary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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subsidiarynoun [C]

uk   /səbˈsɪdiəri/  us   /səbˈsɪdieri/ (plural subsidiaries) (also subsidiary company) FINANCE
a company that is controlled by another: a banking/foreign subsidiary a majority-owned/wholly owned subsidiarysubsidiary of sth California First Bank is a 77%-owned subsidiary of Bank of Tokyo.

subsidiaryadjective

uk   /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.
(Definition of subsidiary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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