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sub·sid·i·ar·y

 (səb-sĭd′ē-ĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Serving to assist or supplement; auxiliary.
2. Secondary in importance; subordinate.
3. Of, relating to, or of the nature of a subsidy.
n. pl. sub·sid·i·ar·ies
1. One that is subsidiary to another.
2. A subsidiary company.
3. Music A theme subordinate to a main theme or subject.

[Latin subsidiārius, from subsidium, support; see subsidy.]

sub·sid′i·ar′i·ly (-âr′ə-lē) adv.
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subsidiary

(səbˈsɪdɪərɪ)
adj
1. serving to aid or supplement; auxiliary
2. of lesser importance; subordinate in function
n, pl -aries
3. a person who or thing that is subsidiary
4. (Economics) short for subsidiary company
[C16: from Latin subsidiārius supporting, from subsidium subsidy]
subˈsidiarily adv
subˈsidiariness n
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sub•sid•i•ar•y

(səbˈsɪd iˌɛr i)

adj., n., pl. -ar•ies. adj.
1. serving to assist or supplement.
2. subordinate or secondary: subsidiary issues.
n.
3. a subsidiary thing or person.
4. a company whose controlling interest is owned by another company.
[1535–45; < Latin subsidiārius=subsidi(um) (see subsidy) + -ārius -ary]
sub•sid`i•ar′i•ly (-ˌsɪd iˈɛər ə li, -ˈsɪd iˌɛr-) adv.
sub•sid′i•ar`i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subsidiary - an assistant subject to the authority or control of anothersubsidiary - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
associate - a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise; "associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners"
bottom dog - a person of low status
cog - a subordinate who performs an important but routine function; "he was a small cog in a large machine"
man - a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
second fiddle, second banana - someone who serves in a subordinate capacity or plays a secondary role
2.subsidiary - a company that is completely controlled by another company
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Adj.1.subsidiary - functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
secondary - being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"
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subsidiary

noun
1. branch, division, section, office, department, wing, satellite, subdivision, subsection, local office a subsidiary of the American multinational
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subsidiary

adjective
Giving or able to give help or support:
noun
A local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business:
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Translations
إضافيثانوي، فَرْعيشَرِكَةٌ تَابِعَةفُروع تابِعَه
dceřiná společnostdodatečnýfiliálnípobočkapodružný
datterselskabunderordnetdatter-
tytäryhtiö
podružnica
leányvállalatmásodlagos
auka-dótturfyrirtæki
子会社
자회사
filiālefiliāles-papildu-
doplňujúci
dotterbolag
บริษัทสาขา
công ty con

subsidiary

[səbˈsɪdɪərɪ]
A. ADJ
1. (= secondary) [interest, importance, role, question] → secundario
2. (Comm) [company, bank] → filial
3. (Univ) [subject, course] → complementario
I want to do subsidiary Spanishquiero hacer español como asignatura complementaria
B. N
1. (Comm) (= company) → filial f; (= bank) → sucursal f, filial f
2. (Univ) → asignatura f complementaria
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subsidiary

[səbˈsɪdiəri]
adj
(= secondary) [role, matter] → subsidiaire
(British) (SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY) [subject] → complémentaire
n (also subsidiary company) → filiale f
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subsidiary

adjuntergeordnet; questionzusätzlich; importancenebensächlich; subsidiary roleNebenrolle f; subsidiary subjectNebenfach nt; subsidiary companyTochtergesellschaft f; to be subsidiary to somethingeiner Sache (dat)untergeordnet sein
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subsidiary

[səbˈsɪdɪərɪ]
1. adj (company) → consociato/a; (role) → secondario/a (Brit) (Univ) (subject) → complementare
subsidiary cone (Geol) → cono vulcanico secondario
2. n (Comm) → filiale f (Univ) → materia complementare
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subsidiary

(səbˈsidjəri) adjective
1. adding to, or making a contribution towards, something larger, more important etc. questions that are subsidiary to the main one.
2. (of a firm, company etc) controlled by another, larger firm.
nounplural subˈsidiaries
something that is subsidiary. this firm and its subsidiaries.
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subsidiary

شَرِكَةٌ تَابِعَة dceřiná společnost datterselskab Tochtergesellschaft θυγατρική εταιρεία filial tytäryhtiö filiale podružnica consociata 子会社 자회사 dochtermaatschappij datterselskap pomocnik subsidiária дочерняя компания dotterbolag บริษัทสาขา yan công ty con 子公司
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Prior to the exercise of these call options, Vonovia through its wholly-owned subsidiaries owned 81.4% of the shares, corresponding to 81.9% of the voting rights, in Victoria Park.
Diana Shipping announced that it has signed, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two memoranda of agreement to sell to two affiliated parties, the m/v Danae and m/v Dione, each a 2001-built dry bulk vessel, for $7.2M each.