-sect

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-sect

suff.
1. To cut; divide: trisect.
2. Cut; divided: transect.

[From Latin sectus, past participle of secāre, to cut; see sek- in Indo-European roots.]
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-sect

combining form
to cut or divide, esp into a specified number of parts: trisect.
[from Latin sectus cut, from secāre to cut; see saw1]
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