partition off

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Verb1.partition off - divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"
divide, part, separate - come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
pound off, pound - partition off into compartments; "The locks pound the water of the canal"

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vt sepabteilen, abtrennen
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As our merry band of builders start to partition off the kitchen and the lounge and proceed to knock down walls in a bid to increase our kitchen space, the payback is that I'm working on a two-ring electric hob that's utterly useless.
Virtual Private Servers essentially partition off an existing server and creates your own mini-server environment.
Al-Araby reaffirmed all Israeli attempts to impose a new situation in Jerusalem and to partition off the occupied city as a prelude to declaring a Jewish State.
Most of these system providers are not willing to partition off small portions of the cloud, such as a virtual server or two.
We're not sure what the 'inspired by true events' tag line makes us want to do more; partition off the whole of Eastern Europe and flank it with those Mosquito anti-teen alarms or call the police on every stroppy adolescent we come across.
At first, the original ceilings and the modern black marble seem to work quite well together, although the dining area is a bit of a mish-mash of styles owing to the screens which partition off the seating area.