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super- +‎ ordination: compare Latin superordinatio.


superordination (countable and uncountable, plural superordinations)

  1. The ordination of a person to fill a station already occupied; especially, the ordination by an ecclesiastical official, during his lifetime, of his successor.
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  2. (logic) The relation of a universal proposition to a particular proposition in the same terms.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for superordination in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)