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section

sec·tion

section

 
pronunciation:
sek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a part that is different or apart from the whole.
I like living in this section of the city.Put the book back in the top section of the bookcase.
synonyms:
part, piece, portion
similar words:
district
Word Parts
The word section contains the following parts:
sect Latin root that means to cut
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.