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sub·plot

 (sŭb′plŏt′)
n.
1. A plot subordinate to the main plot of a work of fiction. Also called counterplot, underplot.
2. A subdivision of a plot of land, especially a plot used for experimental purposes.
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subplot

(ˈsʌbˌplɒt)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a subordinate or auxiliary plot in a novel, play, film, etc
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sub•plot

(ˈsʌbˌplɒt)

n.
a secondary plot, as in a novel.
[1915–20]
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Translations

subplot

[ˈsʌbˌplɒt] Nintriga f secundaria
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[ˈsʌbˌplɒt] nvicenda secondaria
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