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subdivide

sub·di·vide

subdivide

 
 
pronunciation:
suhb dih vaId [or] suhb dih vaId
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part of speech: verb
inflections: subdivided, subdivides, subdividing
definition 1: to make smaller divisions in something already divided.
We subdivided the pizza slices so that everyone could eat.
definition 2: to divide into building lots for sale to separate owners.
They subdivided the land around the old farm house into ten parts.
derivation: subdivider (n.)
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