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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 ?
We now come to the quantitative parts the separate parts into which Tragedy is divided namely, Prologue, Episode, Exode, Choric song; this last being divided into Parode and Stasimon.
If the States are united under one government, there will be but one national civil list to support; if they are divided into several confederacies, there will be as many different national civil lists to be provided for -- and each of them, as to the principal departments, coextensive with that which would be necessary for a government of the whole.
The supposition that each confederacy into which the States would be likely to be divided would require a government not less comprehensive than the one proposed, will be strengthened by another supposition, more probable than that which presents us with three confederacies as the alternative to a general Union.
As the weight of the legislative authority requires that it should be thus divided, the weakness of the executive may require, on the other hand, that it should be fortified.
In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered by the people is first divided between two distinct governments, and then the portion allotted to each subdivided among distinct and separate departments.
What we have divided we have divided," he seems to say in his gruff voice, this ruler without guile, who hurls as if in sport enormous masses of cloud across the sky, and flings the great waves of the Atlantic clear across from the shores of the New World upon the hoary headlands of Old Europe, which harbours more kings and rulers upon its seamed and furrowed body than all the oceans of the world together.
It can place the militia under one plan of discipline, and, by putting their officers in a proper line of subordination to the Chief Magistrate, will, as it were, consolidate them into one corps, and thereby render them more efficient than if divided into thirteen or into three or four distinct independent companies.
Leave America divided into thirteen or, if you please, into three or four independent governments -- what armies could they raise and pay -- what fleets could they ever hope to have?
This year the peasants were doing all the mowing for a third of the hay crop, and the village elder had come now to announce that the hay had been cut, and that, fearing rain, they had invited the counting-house clerk over, had divided the crop in his presence, and had raked together eleven stacks as the owner's share.
At the middle of the forehead horizontally subdivide this upper quoin, and then you have two almost equal parts, which before were naturally divided by an internal wall of a thick tendinous substance.
But, before this happened, the land, which had been free to all and belonged to all, was divided up.
Noel Vans tone's childless widow, and the other half is divided among Mr.