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subdirectory in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubdirectorysub‧di‧rect‧o‧ry /ˈsʌbdaɪrektəri, -də-/ noun (plural subdirectories) [countable]  an area in a computer where files are stored inside another directory, in order to keep the files organized
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subdirectoryFollowing the instructions in the WordPerfect manual, you created a subdirectory to contain the WordPerfect program.This runs the batch file which will put you in the correct subdirectory and run the program.This will execute a command in every subdirectory of a hard disk.It doesn't really matter, as long as you end up with copies other than in the subdirectory which is about to be burned.