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subcompact

[suhb-kom-pakt] /sʌbˈkɒm pækt/
noun
1.
an automobile that is smaller than a compact.
Also called subcompact car.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; sub- + compact1
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Examples for subcompact
  • Use compact, subcompact, and/or hybrid technology vehicles when feasible.
  • Accent subcompact, redesigned recently, nearly doubled its sales.

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