subsection

noun sub·sec·tion \ ˈsəb-ˌsek-shən \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of subsection

1 : a subdivision or a subordinate division of a section
2 : a subordinate part or branch

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First Known Use of subsection

1621


SUBSECTION Defined for English Language Learners

subsection

noun

Definition of subsection for English Language Learners

  • : a part of a section especially of a legal document


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