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.

Nearby words

  1. subscription library,
  2. subscription television,
  3. subscriptive,
  4. subsea,
  5. subsecretariat,
  6. subsegment,
  7. subsellium,
  8. subsequence,
  9. subsequent,
  10. subsere

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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