- The act of subordinating, subjecting, or placing in a lower order, rank, or position, or in proper degrees of rank; also, the state of being subordinate or inferior; inferiority of rank or dignity.
So here we are once again folks! Q4 is almost here and Oracle needs to shed almost half-a-billion in employee expenses before the fiscal year (and your time as an IC) runs out. And as that nightmare date approaches be sure sure to work on your kegels and deep breathing relaxation exercises so that you are prepared. After all, you need to make sure your manager is satisfied. Then, once the day of reckoning arrives, be sure to tell your self through your gritted teeth "It's only a 1-time thing. It's only a one-time thing. It's only a 1-time thing..."