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subtype

[suhb-tahyp] /ˈsʌbˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a subordinate type.
2.
a special type included within a more general type.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; sub- + type
Related forms
subtypical
[suhb-tip-i-kuh l] /sʌbˈtɪp ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • There is generally a distinction made between different subtypes of warez.
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British Dictionary definitions for subtypes

subtype

/ˈsʌbˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a secondary or subordinate type or genre, esp a specific one considered as falling under a general classification
Derived Forms
subtypical (sʌbˈtɪpɪkəl) adjective
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