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subaltern

adjective baser, humble, inferior, junior, less, lesser, low, lower, lower in rank, lowly, minor, of lower rank, secondary, servile, subalternate, subcenturio, subsidiary, under
See also: ancillary, assistant, ignoble, inferior, minor, secondary, slight, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary

SUBALTERN. A kind of officer who exercises his authority under the superintendence and control of a superior.

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I almost bought it in China when I was Fully Flared, but the DVD didn't have french subbies so I'll have to wait.
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Next month, a new tax collection system for construction subcontractors was due to come into force, which would have made it illegal for builders to employ subbies who had not received an official certificate.
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