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subcurrent

Line breaks: sub|cur¦rent
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbkʌrənt
 
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Definition of subcurrent in English:

noun

Another term for undercurrent. there was a real intellectual subcurrent in the science fiction films of the fifties
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  • Yet there's more going on here, a developing world subcurrent that's deftly handled.
  • This subcurrent of thought that scientists who wish to blog should become more like journalists is absolutely wrongheaded.
  • The resentment it creates increasingly finds expression in a subcurrent of misplaced nostalgia for old Labour.

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