Definition of subcompact
: an automobile smaller than a compact
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Fiat’s built some beautiful roadsters in its day, and after years spent cranking out subcompacts and sedans, Italy’s largest automaker wants to bring back the gorgeous Dino — with help from Lotus.
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SUBCOMPACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of subcompact for English Language Learners
: a very small car
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