/səbɔdəˈneɪʃənɪzəm/ (say suhbawduh'nayshuhnizuhm)

noun Christian Theology
the doctrine that the first person of the Holy Trinity is superior to the second and the third.
subordinationist, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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