SUPERORDINATE CATEGORY

The category of higher substance that in itself consumes more of lower level categories and in itself includes several numbers of subjects. a high-level class that subsumes a number of fundamental-level classes.

SUPERORDINATE CATEGORY: ""Human being" is superordinate category to "black people", "white people", "Asian people"."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPERORDINATE CATEGORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/superordinate-category/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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