Definition of subsection
1 : a subdivision or a subordinate division of a section
2 : a subordinate part or branch
Recent Examples of subsection from the Web
The biggest subsection of the state's NFL representation is in the secondary.
Kansmen Corp. of Milpitas, California – claims to have sifted through more than 25,000 sites and slotted each into one of more than 40 subsections ranging from music, hacking, and religion to television, politics, food, and kid's stuff.
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First Known Use of subsection
SUBSECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of subsection for English Language Learners
: a part of a section especially of a legal document
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