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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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The Family Code mandates the school, its administrators and teachers to 'have special parental authority and responsibility over the minor child while under their supervision, instruction or custody', and that they 'shall be principally and solidarily liable for damages caused by the acts or omissions of the unemancipated minor.' Thus, if a pupil stabs another pupil with a pencil while in class, or even outside the campus but in a school-related activity, the teacher, subject to the defense of due diligence in the supervision of the child, shall be principally liable, while the parents, judicial guardians or the persons exercising substitute parental authority over said minor are only subsidiarily liable.
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