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subject matter

noun

Simple Definition of subject matter

  • : the information or ideas that are discussed or dealt with in a book, movie, etc. : what something is about

Full Definition of subject matter

  1. :  matter presented for consideration in discussion, thought, or study

Examples of subject matter

  1. I found the film's subject matter to be quite disturbing.

  2. She disapproves of the artist's choice of subject matter.



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