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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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Mr de Brenni said the wide-ranging benefits of the security of payment reforms include reduced project delays, fewer disruptions and disputes as well as more money for subbies to grow their own businesses.
We are expanding the financial investigation powers of the QBCC, allowing the regulator to intervene more strongly to protect subbies.
Mr de Brenni said that the Palaszczuk Governments new project bank accounts would provide the strongest protections for subbies anywhere in the nation.
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Certainly subbies, suppliers and tradesmen in the North-East lose out.
If the crowd throw on three subbies and they turn things round and win, why bother with a manager?
In European games, you're allowed five subbies each, right?