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Respectful TermPlay
Use 'subordinate' in professional settings to describe team hierarchy respectfully. SlidePlease delegate this task to one of your subordinates.
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Neutral ConnotationPlay
'Subordinate' doesn't imply incompetence, just lower rank. SlideDespite being a subordinate, she has a lot of influence on the project.
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Not a DiminutivePlay
Avoid using 'subordinate' to undermine someone's contributions or abilities. SlideHis subordinates played a key role in the research.