01. The major was admired and respected by all his [subordinate] officers.
02. Our corporate philosophy holds that profits must sometimes be [subordinated] to employee satisfaction in order to create a positive working environment.
03. It is important to treat your [subordinates] with respect if you expect them to obey you willingly.
04. Frank seems to think that my position is [subordinate] to his, but it's not, and I'm getting tired of him trying to tell me what to do.
05. The best leaders do not blame mistakes on their [subordinates] - they take the responsibility on themselves.
06. He expects total cooperation from his [subordinate] commanders.
07. The more responsibility you give to your [subordinates], the more they will feel a part of the operation.
08. Any [insubordinate] behavior will be dealt with harshly.
09. The private was called before the general, and severely reprimanded for [insubordination] after questioning an officer's command.
10. Despite the fact that Canada has two official languages, English is clearly dominant in most of the country, and other languages [subordinate].
11. In our present school system, students have limited freedom and are taught to be passive, and are in fact rewarded for exhibiting discipline, and [subordinacy].
12. John Churton Collins once advised, "Always mistrust a [subordinate] who never finds fault with his superior."
13. Thomas Kempis once suggested that it is much safer to be in a [subordinate] position than in authority.
14. Bud Wilkinson once noted that for a team to reach its potential, each player must be willing to [subordinate] his personal goals to the good of the team.
15. Mary Wollstonecraft once argued that women are born equal, but are taught to be [subordinate] and weak.
16. Feminism seeks to change the traditionally [subordinate] position of women.
17. Traditionally, Korean women were taught the virtues of [subordination] and endurance to prepare for their future roles as wife and mother.

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