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  Definition of subsidiary
  1. a company that is completely controlled by another company
  2. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
  3. functioning in a subsidiary or supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
  4. relating to something that is added but is not essential; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other"
Similar Words: subsidiary company, subordinate, underling, foot soldier, auxiliary, supplemental, supplementary, accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant

 

Hyponyms: bottom dog, man, second fiddle, second banana

 

Derivational Morphology: subordinate, subdue

 

 
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