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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.
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