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Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5.

di·vis′i·bil′i·ty, di·vis′i·ble·ness n.
di·vis′i·bly adv.
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capable of being divided, usually with no remainder
diˈvisibleness n
diˈvisibly adv
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(dɪˈvɪz ə bəl)

1. capable of being divided.
a. capable of being evenly divided, without remainder.
b. of or pertaining to a group in which given any element and any integer, there is a second element that when raised to the integer equals the first element.
[1545–55; (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin dīvīsibilis= Latin dīvīs(us), past participle of dīvidere to divide + -ibilis -ible]
di•vis′i•ble•ness, n.
di•vis′i•bly, adv.
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Adj.1.divisible - capable of being or liable to be divided or separated; "even numbers are divisible by two"; "the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible"
indivisible - impossible of undergoing division; "an indivisible union of states"; "one nation indivisible"
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[dɪˈvɪzəbl] ADJdivisible
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[dɪˈvɪzɪbəl] adj
[number] → divisible
divisible by → divisible par
to be divisible into [group, field] → pouvoir être divisé(e) en, pouvoir se diviser en

Integrity is not divisible → L'intégrité n'est pas une notion divisible.
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adjteilbar (by durch)
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[dɪˈvɪzəbl] adj divisible (by)divisibile (per)
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(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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References in classic literature ?
I was disposed straightway to search for other truths and when I had represented to myself the object of the geometers, which I conceived to be a continuous body or a space indefinitely extended in length, breadth, and height or depth, divisible into divers parts which admit of different figures and sizes, and of being moved or transposed in all manner of ways(for all this the geometers suppose to be in the object they contemplate), I went over some of their simplest demonstrations.
We cannot observe infinitesimals, whether in time or space; we do not even know whether time and space are infinitely divisible. Therefore rough empirical generalizations have a definite place in science, in spite of not being exact of universal.
To keep count of thousands of paces, Hurree Chunder's experience had shown him nothing more valuable than a rosary of eighty-one or a hundred and eight beads, for 'it was divisible and sub-divisible into many multiples and sub-multiples'.
ISLAMABAD -- The massive shortfall in tax collection at federal level had deprived provinces from Rs192 billion in their due share from the federal divisible pool in last fiscal year.
The amount comes from the divisible pool shows a 32 percent increase in comparison to the year 2018-19.
PESHAWAR -- Giving details of the receipts the province will obtain during the next fiscal the Finance Minister said that the province will receive Rs453 billion from federal divisible pool as its share, Rs.54.5 billion from divisible pool as one percent share on war on terror, Rs.25.6billion as royalties and surcharge on oil and gas, Rs.21.2billiobn as net hydel profit, Rs.34.5billionas profit on hydel power, Rs.53.4billion as provincial tax and non tax receipt, Rs.82 billion foreign aid assistance, Rs24.7billion from other sources and Rs151 billion grant for merged tribal districts.
Presently, 7th NFC Award is in practice and through this Award, the financial autonomy of all the four provinces has been duly ensured by increasing their share in the Divisible Pool of Taxes from 46.5 per cent to 57.5 per cent from 2011-12 onwards.
Divisible poll taxes of Rs3.15tr would form the major component of transfers to the provinces under the NFC award, including Rs1.20tr general sales tax, excluding GST on services, Rs1.57tr income tax, Rs568bn customs duties and export development surcharge, Rs199bn federal excise, excluding excise duty, on natural gas and Rs2.23bn capital value tax.
The last NFC award was signed in December 2009 that drastically increased the provincial share from the divisible pool.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government has proposed enhancing of revenue collection or revising the divisible pool composition, and sharing of obligatory expenditure related to security and social sector to offset the tilt of revenue shifted towards provinces after the 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) award.
It also proposed that the size of federal divisible pool should be redefined and a percentage of undivided divisible pool should be set aside for meeting expenses of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B).