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sub- +‎ section

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  • (file)

Noun edit

subsection (plural subsections)

  1. A defined part of a section.
  2. (law) A subpart of a legal document such as law.
    Coordinate term: subparagraph
  3. (taxonomy, zoology) An informal taxonomic category below section and above family.
  4. (taxonomy, botany) A taxonomic rank below the section, but above the species.

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Verb edit

subsection (third-person singular simple present subsections, present participle subsectioning, simple past and past participle subsectioned)

  1. To insert subsections (into some text, etc.).