Definition of subcurrent in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbkʌrənt/


Another term for undercurrent. there was a real intellectual subcurrent in the science fiction films of the fifties
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  • The resentment it creates increasingly finds expression in a subcurrent of misplaced nostalgia for old Labour.
  • That was a subcurrent in hippiedom which I cannot entirely detest since I feel its appeal.
  • This exclusionary subcurrent became more pronounced in the late 19th century, in a context of imperialism, nationalism, antifeminism, and antisocialism.
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