subsection (plural subsections)

  1. A defined part of a section.
  2. (legal) A subpart of a legal document such as law.
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  3. (taxonomy, zoology) An informal taxonomic category below section and above family.
  4. (taxonomy, botany) A taxonomic rank below the section, but above the species.
  • French: sous-section
  • German: Unterabschnitt, Unterabteilung, Untersektion, Teilstrecke (road), Streckenteil (of a line)
  • Italian: sottosezione, (law) comma
  • Russian: подсекция
Translations Verb

subsection (subsections, present participle subsectioning; past and past participle subsectioned)

  1. To insert subsections (into some text, etc.).

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