division

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division /dəˈvɪʒən/ noun
plural divisions
division
/dəˈvɪʒən/
noun
plural divisions
Learner's definition of DIVISION
: the act or process of dividing something into parts : the way that something is divided
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[singular]
[count] : something that physically divides or separates something else often + between
[noncount] mathematics : the process of finding out how many times one number is contained in another
see also long division
[count] : a group of people who do a particular job within a larger organization (such as a government, business, or school)
[count] : a large military group
[count]
: a group of teams that form one section of a sports league
: a group of people who are similar in age, size, etc., and who compete against each other usually singular
: a situation in which different groups, countries, etc., have different opinions, beliefs, or ways of life that separate them from each other
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[noncount]
[count] : any one of the parts or groups that form something : section
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