Definition of superordination in English:

superordination

noun

  • 1The quality or condition of being superior in rank, position, or power; superiority.

  • 2Logic and Linguistics. The state, condition, or fact of belonging to a higher order or category within a particular system of classification.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in David Calderwood (c1575–1650), Church of Scotland minister and historian.

Pronunciation

superordination

/ˌsuːpərɔːdɪˈneɪʃn//ˌsjuːpərɔːdɪˈneɪʃn/