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di·vi·sion

 (dĭ-vĭzh′ən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of dividing.
b. The state of having been divided.
2. Mathematics The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
3. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity: the division of his property among his heirs.
4. Something, such as a boundary or partition, that serves to divide or keep separate.
5. One of the parts, sections, or groups into which something is divided.
6.
a. An area of government or corporate activity organized as an administrative or functional unit.
b. A territorial section marked off for political or governmental purposes.
7.
a. An administrative and tactical military unit that is smaller than a corps but is self-contained and equipped for prolonged combat activity.
b. A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
c. A former unit of the US Air Force that was larger than a wing and smaller than an air force.
8. Botany The taxonomic category ranking just below kingdom, consisting of one or more related classes, and corresponding approximately to a phylum in zoological classification.
9. A category created for purposes of competition, as in boxing.
10.
a. Variance of opinion; disagreement.
b. A splitting into factions; disunion.
11. The physical separation and regrouping of members of a parliament according to their stand on an issue put to vote.
12. Biology Cell division.
13. A type of propagation characteristic of plants that spread by means of newly formed parts such as bulbs, suckers, or rhizomes.

[Middle English divisioun, from Old French division, from Latin dīvīsiō, dīvīsiōn-, from dīvīsus, past participle of dīvidere, to divide; see divide.]

di·vi′sion·al adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.divisional - of or relating to a military division; "divisional artillery"
2.divisional - serving to divide or marking a division; "the divisional line between two states"
disjunctive - serving or tending to divide or separate
3.divisional - constituting a division or an aliquot part of the basic monetary unit; "American divisional (fractional) coins include the dime and the nickel"; "fractional currency is currency in denominations less than the basic monetary unit"
fractional - constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety; "a fractional share of the vote"; "a partial dose"
Translations
مُتَعَلِّق بالفِرْقَه
divizní
delings-divisions-
divisionnairedivisionnel
osztály-
deildar-; herdeildar-
divízny
tümene ait

divisional

[dɪˈvɪʒənl] ADJde división

divisional

[dɪˈvɪʒənəl] adj
(COMMERCE) [manager] → de département
(POLICE) [headquarters, officer] → divisionnaire
(SPORT) [championship] → de divisiondivision sign n (MATHEMATICS)signe m de division

divisional

[dɪˈvɪʒənl] adjdi divisione

divide

(diˈvaid) verb
1. to separate into parts or groups. The wall divided the garden in two; The group divided into three when we got off the bus; We are divided (= We do not agree) as to where to spend our holidays.
2. (with between or among) to share. We divided the sweets between us.
3. to find out how many times one number contains another. 6 divided by 2 equals 3.
diˈviders noun plural
a measuring instrument used in geometry.
divisible (diˈvizəbl) adjective
able to be divided. 100 is divisible by 4.
division (diˈviʒən) noun
1. (an) act of dividing.
2. something that separates; a dividing line. a ditch marks the division between their two fields.
3. a part or section (of an army etc). He belongs to B division of the local police force.
4. (a) separation of thought; disagreement.
5. the finding of how many times one number is contained in another.
divisional (diˈviʒənl) adjective
of a division. The soldier contacted divisional headquarters.
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