Meaning of “subgroup” in the English Dictionary

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"subgroup" in British English

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subgroupnoun [ C ]

/ˈsʌbˌɡruːp/ us /ˈsʌbˌɡruːp/

(Definition of “subgroup” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subgroup" in American English

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subgroupnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsʌbˌɡrup/

a smaller group that is in some way different from the larger group to which it belongs:

The Chinese make up the largest Asian subgroup.

(Definition of “subgroup” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)