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subcontract a contract to supply a part of the goods or services necessary to carry out a prior contract made by another agent, as in building, manufacturing, and other industries. [2 definitions]
subcontractor an individual or company engaged by a contractor to fulfill some or all of the commitments made by that contractor.
subcordate combined form of cordate.
subcounty combined form of county.
subcritical in physics, pertaining to a value, quantity, or state of a radioactive material that is less than critical. [2 definitions]
subcult combined form of cult.
subculture a social group sharing certain fundamental traits that distinguish its members from the larger culture or society. [2 definitions]
subcurative combined form of curative.
subcutaneous situated or placed under the skin.
subdeacon a member of the clergy who ranks just below a deacon.
subdeb (informal) subdebutante.
subdebutante a girl who is not quite old enough to make her formal debut into society or who has not yet made that debut.
subdepartment combined form of department.
subdevelopment combined form of development.
subdialect combined form of dialect.
subdirector combined form of director.
subdiscipline combined form of discipline.
subdistrict combined form of district.
subdivide to make smaller divisions in (something already divided). [3 definitions]
subdivision an area of land divided into lots for building and development. [3 definitions]
subdominant a species that is important in an ecological community but has less influence than the dominant species. [3 definitions]