Definition of subcompact in English:

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subcompact

Pronunciation: /səbˈkämpakt/

noun

North American
A motor vehicle that is smaller than a compact.
Example sentences
  • Nissan will launch the all-new March and Cube subcompacts, derived from the B-platform shared with Renault.
  • The first is a steering ratio approximately 30-percent quicker than normal at low to medium road speeds, Suddenly a large, long-wheelbase sedan is able to mimic a subcompact's agile moves.
  • But Scion, which launches in California in June with two new subcompacts directed at the sizable Generation Y, is a long-term investment that Farley is sure will pay off handsomely.

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Syllabification: sub·com·pact

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