subproject

noun
sub·​proj·​ect | \ ˌsəb-ˈprä-ˌjekt How to pronounce subproject (audio) , -jikt also -ˈprō- \
variants: or sub-project
plural subprojects or sub-projects

Definition of subproject

: a project that is part of a larger project … divided the … project into discrete subprojects to facilitate delivery of specific work scope in shorter timeframes …— Francie Israeli

First Known Use of subproject

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Subproject.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subproject. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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