subdivision

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Etymology[edit]

From sub- +‎ division.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌbdɪvɪʒən/

Noun[edit]

subdivision (countable and uncountable, plural subdivisions)

  1. (countable, uncountable) A division into smaller pieces of something that has already been divided.
  2. (countable) Such a piece that has been divided.
    Work on one subdivision at a time.
  3. (countable) A parcel of land that has been divided into lots.
  4. (countable) A group of houses created by the same builder or in the same general area.
    They're putting in a new subdivision out past Black Ranch Road.

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Verb[edit]

subdivision (third-person singular simple present subdivisions, present participle subdivisioning, simple past and past participle subdivisioned)

  1. To separate something into smaller pieces.
    Subdivide the sentence into pieces and understand it a bit at a time.

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