What Is a Subtopic?

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A subtopic is a phrase that is used to identify a certain section or part of an essay or article. An entire essay will have a main topic, but then the body of the essay can be further broken down into sections using subtopics.
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A subtopic is one of the divisions into which a main topic may be divided.
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grammar is one of the subtopics.
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Topic: Air pollution. Subtopics:sources of air pollution.health problems of air pollution.methods to control air pollution.legal aspects of air pollution.
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I've heard the terms used interchangeably. On the Quora organize topic page, subtopics seems to include things like child topics of child topics, so it's more comprehensive.
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sub·top·ic
[suhb-top-ik, suhb-top-]
NOUN
1.
a topic that is included within another topic.
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A subtopic is a subject that forms part of a topic. A topic (as in composition) that is a division of a the main topic. For example, animals would be the main topic and zebras would be the subtopic.
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