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subdivide

sub·di·vide

subdivide

 
 
pronunciation:
suhb dih vaId [or] suhb dih vaId
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: subdivided, subdivides, subdividing
definition 1: to make smaller divisions in (something already divided).
similar words:
fraction
definition 2: to divide (land) into building lots for sale to separate owners.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become divided into parts or subdivisions.
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derivation: subdivider (n.)
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