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di·vid·ed

 (dĭ-vī′dĭd)
adj.
1. Separated into parts or pieces.
2. Being in a state of disagreement or disunity: a divided nation.
3. Moved by conflicting interests, emotions, or activities: divided loyalties.
4. Separated by distance: a child divided from her familiar surroundings.
5. Having the lanes for opposing traffic separated: divided highways.
6. Botany Having indentations extending to the midrib or base and forming distinct lobes: divided leaves.

di·vid′ed·ly adv.
di·vid′ed·ness n.

divided

(dɪˈvaɪdɪd)
adj
1. (Botany) botany another word for dissected1
2. split; not united
diˈvidedly adv
diˈvidedness n

di•vid•ed

(dɪˈvaɪ dɪd)

adj.
1. separated; separate.
2. disunited.
3. shared; apportioned.
4. (of a leaf) cut into distinct portions by incisions extending to the midrib or base.
[1555–65]
di•vid′ed•ly, adv.
di•vid′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
distributive - serving to distribute or allot or disperse
segregated, unintegrated - separated or isolated from others or a main group; "a segregated school system"; "a segregated neighborhood"
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"
2.divided - having a median strip or island between lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions; "a divided highway"
multilane - (of roads and highways) having two or more lanes for traffic
3.divided - distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
distributed - spread out or scattered about or divided up
Translations

divided

[dɪˈvaɪdɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (= disunited) [nation, government, society] → dividido
public opinion was dividedla opinión pública estaba dividida
to have divided loyaltiessufrir un conflicto de lealtades
to be divided on or over sth [people] → tener opiniones divididas sobre algo
opinions are divided on or over thatlas opiniones respecto a eso están muy divididas
2. (Bot) → seccionado
B. CPD divided highway N (US) → autovía f
divided skirt N (US) → falda f pantalón

divided

[dɪˈvaɪdɪd] adj
[country, couple] → divisé(e)
[opinions] → partagé(e)
to be divided on sth (= disagree) [people] → être partagé(e) sur qch, être partagé(e) quant à qchdivided highway n (US) (= dual carriageway) → route f à quatre voies, quatre voies fdivided skirt njupe-culotte f

divided

adj
(= partitioned) city, countrygeteilt; divided skirtHosenrock m
(= disunited) nation, country, societygeteilt, gespalten; government, oppositionzerstritten; opiniongeteilt; to have divided loyaltiesnicht zu vereinbarende Pflichten haben; children of divorced parents have divided loyaltiesScheidungskinder fühlen sich zwischen den Eltern hin- und hergerissen; my mind is dividedich kann mich nicht entscheiden; to be divided on or over something (people)sich in etw (dat)or über etw (acc)nicht einig sein; opinion was divided (on whether …)die Meinungen waren geteilt (darüber, ob …)

divided

[dɪˈvaɪdɪd] adj (country, couple) → diviso/a
divided opinions → opinioni fpl discordi
to be divided in one's mind about sth → essere indeciso/a su qc

divided

a. dividido-a, separado-a.
References in classic literature ?
In her first effort at being very, very good, she decided to make her will, as Aunt March had done, so that if she did fall ill and die, her possessions might be justly and generously divided.
The two tents housing the four white members of the Bumper party were close together, and it was decided that the night would be divided into four watches, to guard against possible treachery on the part of the Beecher crowd.
This basement was divided into a dining-room at the right of the stairs and a kitchen at the left.
She did not linger there, but with a step that was hurried and agitated, she crossed the distance that divided her cabin from the ruin.
He hesitated a single instant, and bending a cautious glance toward his companion, he continued, in a manner that was divided between interrogation and assertion.
The same day on which this attempt was made, the Indians divided themselves into different parties, and attacked several forts, which were shortly before this time erected, doing a great deal of mischief.
The Kearney brothers had divided a suit between them, the elder wearing a tightly-fitting, single-breasted blue frock-coat and a pair of pink striped cotton trousers, while the younger candidly displayed the trousers of his brother's suit, as a harmonious change to a shining black alpaca coat and crimson neckerchief.
In the front gable, under the impending brow of the second story, and contiguous to the street, was a shop-door, divided horizontally in the midst, and with a window for its upper segment, such as is often seen in dwellings of a somewhat ancient date.
Some authors, indeed, do far more than this, and indulge themselves in such confidential depths of revelation as could fittingly be addressed only and exclusively to the one heart and mind of perfect sympathy; as if the printed book, thrown at large on the wide world, were certain to find out the divided segment of the writer's own nature, and complete his circle of existence by bringing him into communion with it.
As a carpenter's nails are divided into wrought nails and cut nails; so mankind may be similarly divided.
Moreover, while in most other animals that I can now think of, the eyes are so planted as imperceptibly to blend their visual power, so as to produce one picture and not two to the brain; the peculiar position of the whale's eyes, effectually divided as they are by many cubic feet of solid head, which towers between them like a great mountain separating two lakes in valleys; this, of course, must wholly separate the impressions which each independent organ imparts.
For about a mile and a half the road ran straight, and then bent to the right, after which it divided into two roads.