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subplotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌb.plɒt/  us   /-plɑːt/
a ​part of the ​story of a ​book or ​play that ​developsseparately from the ​mainstory
(Definition of subplot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subplot”
in Chinese (Simplified) (小说或戏剧中的)从属情节,次要情节…
in Chinese (Traditional) (小說或戲劇中的)從屬情節,次要情節…
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