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sub·di·vi·sion

 (sŭb′dĭ-vĭzh′ən, sŭb′dĭ-vĭzh′ən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of subdividing.
b. A subdivided part.
2. An area of real estate subdivided into individual lots.

sub′di·vi′sion·al adj.

subdivision

(ˈsʌbdɪˌvɪʒən)
n
1. the process, instance, or state of being divided again following upon an earlier division
2. a portion that is the result of subdividing
3. (Building) US and Canadian a tract of land for building resulting from subdividing land
4. (Building) Canadian a housing development built on such a tract
ˌsubdiˈvisional adj

sub•di•vi•sion

(ˈsʌb dɪˌvɪʒ ən)

n.
1. the act or fact of subdividing.
2. a division of a larger division.
3. a portion of land divided into lots for real-estate development.
[1545–55; < Late Latin subdīvīsiō]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subdivision - an area composed of subdivided lotssubdivision - an area composed of subdivided lots
2.subdivision - the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation, partitioning, partition, division - the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
3.subdivision - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
local post office, post office - a local branch where postal services are available"
division - an administrative unit in government or business
executive branch, Executive Office of the President - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
legislative branch - the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating
judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
4.subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
lead-in, lede, lead - the introductory section of a story; "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter"
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
canto - a major division of a long poem
above - an earlier section of a written text; "for instructions refer to the above"
sports section - the section of a newspaper that reports on sports
clause, article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
book - a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah"
chapter - a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
episode - a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
spot - a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the program"
spot - a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
insert - a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
introduction - the first section of a communication
narration - (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
passage - a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
mezuza, mezuzah - religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law
sura - one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran; "the Quran is divided in 114 suras"
exposition - (music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur
obbligato, obligato - a part of the score that must be performed without change or omission
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
recapitulation - (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated
development - (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated
5.subdivision - a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
segment, section - one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"

subdivision

noun
1. One of the parts into which something is divided:
2. A part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor:
Translations
تَقْسيم إلى أجْزاءقِطْعَة أرْض مُقَسَّمَه للبِناءمَنْطِقَه سَكَنِيَّه في ضَواحي المَدينَه
pododdělenípříměstská čtvrťrozparcelovaná půda
forstadudstykningunderopdeling
kertvárosparcellázásperemkerület
undirskipting
ďalšie delenieoddeleniepododdelenierozparcelovaná pôdasubdivízia
alt bölümkent yanı yerleşim bölgesiparsellenmiş arazi

subdivision

[ˈsʌbdɪˌvɪʒən] Nsubdivisión f

subdivision

[ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒən] nsubdivision f

subdivision

[ˈsʌbdɪˌvɪʒn] nsuddivisione f

subdivide

(sabdiˈvaid) verb
to divide into smaller parts or divisions. Each class of children is subdivided into groups according to reading ability.
ˌsubdiˈvision (-ˈviʒən) noun
1. subdividing or the parts resulting from doing this.
2. (American) a portion of land divided up for housing etc; a zone.
3. (American) a residential area on the outskirts of a city or town. professionals working from home by means of their computers and living in isolated subdivisions.