Definition of subject matter in English:

subject matter

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[mass noun]
  • The topic dealt with or the subject represented in a debate, exposition, or work of art.
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    • Its value lies in introducing its subject matter to those without special knowledge.
    • How do you handle the thorny topic of how to arrange them: alphabetically or by subject matter?
    • The subject matter of this question is clear and can be divided into three parts.

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