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Describing a class of security that, in the event of liquidation, is prioritized lower than other classes of security. For example, a subordinated security may be an unsecured loan, which has no collateral. Should the issuer be liquidated, all secured bonds and debts must be repaid before the subordinated security is repaid. A subordinated security carries higher risk but also pays higher returns than other classes. See also: Junior Debt.


To agree to place one's mortgage or other interests in a junior position relative to another. See subordinated ground lease and subordinated mortgage.

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In testing for differences, it was found that the communicator styles of friendly, relaxed, open, dramatic and attentive were significantly more likely to be chosen when attempting to persuade attractive subordinates than unattractive subordinates.
A ranking of the means of the various communicator style variables supports this conclusion and provides further insight into physician executives' communicator style preferences when influencing subordinates they perceive as likable and dislikable.
The rankings suggest that physician executives prefer to communicate in similar ways with subordinates they like or dislike.
This article discusses the nature of traditional performance evaluation and then describes the relatively new idea of reverse evaluations, which allow subordinates to rate supervisors.
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