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satellite

Synonyms of satellite in English:

noun

  • 1 the European Space Agency's ERS-1 satellite
    artificial satellite, communications satellite, weather satellite, television satellite;
    informal Comsat
  • 2 the two small satellites of Mars
  • 3 Bulgaria was then a Russian satellite
  • adjective

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  • a satellite state
    dependent, subordinate, subsidiary, ancillary;
    historical tributary
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