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Word: subsidiary

Definition: serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.


Sentences Containing 'subsidiary'

The inland or home trade, the most important of all, the trade in which an equal capital affords the greatest revenue, and creates the greatest employment to the people of the country, was considered as subsidiary only to foreign trade.
It is a subsidiary fund, always at hand, to be mortgaged in aid of any other doubtful fund, upon which money is proposed to be raised in any exigency of the state.
At their bases there is a short subsidiary row of obliquely transverse lamellae.

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