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Subsidiary

A wholly or partially owned company that is part of a large corporation. A foreign subsidiary is a separately incorporated entity under the host country's law. A subsidiary's financial results are carried on the parent company's books.

Subsidiary

A company that is publicly-traded but has more than half its stock owned by another company, known as the parent company. As long as the parent company owns more than half the stock, it maintains control of the subsidiary, though its other stock is still traded. Some subsidiaries belong to the same industry as the parent company, while others do not, and are part of a diversification effort on the part of the parent company. See also: Wholly owned subsidiary.

subsidiary

A company controlled or owned by another company. For example, the trucking company Overnite Transportation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Pacific Corporation. If a subsidiary is wholly owned, all its stock is held by the parent company. Compare holding company, parent company.
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However, the point I wish to make is that, as soon as we shift our focus from the composite, or integrated, total image, to a particular part of that image which we had previously held subsidiarily, and therefore tacitly, we are no longer, in that moment, able to hold in mind the total image.
argues not only for respect for civil liberties ("negative rights") but also for the proactive responsibility of the state to assist persons to develop their abilities of productive agency (he employs something like the principle of subsidiarily in this regard).
In an award rendered on 11 September 2008 with regard to a Brazilian football player (7), the panel held that the FIFA rules, in particular the FDC, were primarily applicable, the rules of the Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) being applicable subsidiarily.
The papacy, nevertheless, remains a serious obstacle, one that can be overcome only by a new praxis that observes the principle of subsidiarily.