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subdirectory

Syllabification: sub·di·rec·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbdəˌrektərē
 
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Definition of subdirectory in English:

noun (plural subdirectories)

Computing
A directory below another directory in a hierarchy.
Example sentences
  • For example, a given directory may have subdirectories but no files, or you may have just processed the last subdirectory of a last subdirectory, and so on.
  • You can see the overall usage in the center of the circle, then various directories and subdirectories branching out.
  • The theory is that each module would have a directory containing source code and under it would be subdirectories for architecture-specific items (compiled object files, libraries and executables).

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