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    division - Dictionary definition and meaning for word division

    Definition
    (noun) an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    Example Sentence
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
    Definition
    (noun) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    Synonyms : part , section
    Example Sentence
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division
    Definition
    (noun) the act or process of dividing Definition
    (noun) an administrative unit in government or business Definition
    (noun) discord that splits a group
    Synonyms : variance
    Definition
    (noun) a league ranked by quality
    Synonyms : class
    Example Sentence
    • he played baseball in class D for two years
    • Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA
    Definition
    (noun) (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category Definition
    (noun) (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum Definition
    (noun) a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
    Synonyms : air division
    Definition
    (noun) a group of ships of similar type
    Synonyms : naval division
    Definition
    (noun) an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed Definition
    (noun) the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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