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- n. Plural form of superordinate.
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The case revolved on an inaccurate affidavit used to get a search warrant, the evidence obtained as a result of which was, of course, "legally contaminated" and so, the case should not have been pressed using that evidence, asserted Deputy District Attorney Ceballos in a memorandum to his superordinates in the office.
Members of a taxonomy are related by their necessary and sufficient features, with more subordinate members being defined by the same features that define their superordinates, along with an additional set of features that distinguishes them from other superordinates.
Let us start with the three groups of clues encountered in the classical crossword puzzle: synonyms, superordinates, and definitions.