What is another word for subordination?

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[ sˌʌbɔːdɪnˈe͡ɪʃən], [ sˌʌbɔːdɪnˈe‍ɪʃən], [ s_ˌʌ_b_ɔː_d_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

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Subordination is a social relationship characterized by one person being subordinate to another in power, rank, or authority. It is a position of dependence, often with responsibilities and duties that are lessened or eliminated. A subordinate may have a greater rank or status than their superior, but still have a subordinate relationship. The subordinate often has little or no decision-making power and their understanding of their situation may be limited.

Subordination is found in all societies and is a part of most human relationships. It is generally associated with the system of rank and file democracy, where individuals are placed in tiers based on their ability and willingness to work.

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