evenly divisible

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Etymology[edit]

From the concept of dividing a group of objects into subgroups of even (that is, the same) size.

Adjective[edit]

evenly divisible (not comparable)

  1. (arithmetic) Leaving no remainder when divided by.
    15 is evenly divisible by 3, but 16 isn't.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is a commonly used combination, but "evenly" is actually unnecessary, because it does not change the meaning of the word "divisible":
    15 is divisible by 3, but 16 isn't.

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