subsection

[ suhb-sek-shuh n, suhb-sek- ]
/ sʌbˈsɛk ʃən, ˈsʌbˌsɛk- /

noun

a part or division of a section.

verb (used with object)

to divide or partition into subsections.

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Origin of subsection

First recorded in 1615–25; sub- + section
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British Dictionary definitions for subsection

subsection
/ (ˈsʌbˌsɛkʃən, sʌbˈsɛkʃən) /

noun

a section of a section; subdivision
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