subgenre

[ suhb-zhahn-ruh, -zhahn-ruh ]
/ ˈsʌbˌʒɑn rə, -ˌʒɑ̃ rə /
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noun

a lesser or subordinate genre: a subgenre of popular fiction.

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subgenre

/ (ˈsʌbˌʒɑːnrə) /

noun

a category that is a subdivision of a larger genre
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