sub·​pro·​cess ˈsəb-ˌprä-ˌses How to pronounce subprocess (audio)
variants or sub-process
plural subprocesses or sub-processes
: a process that is part of a larger process
The wire transfer process is divided into two subprocesses: international and domestic wire transfers …Mohit Sharma

Examples of subprocess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Too many times, automation projects end up only impacting a small capability or subprocess with incremental upside. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 21 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subprocess was in 1870

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“Subprocess.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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