Division synonyms

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(Uncountable, military) The separation of a military unit from the main body for particular purpose or a special mission.
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In some jurisdictions, divorce.
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At common law, the transfer of personal property to the heirs of an individual who died intestate.
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The act or result of dividing
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(Biol.) The indirect and more common method of nuclear division of cells, consisting typically of prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase: the nuclear chromatin first appears as long threads which shorten and thicken to form the typical number of chromosomes, each of which splits lengthwise to double in number, with half of each set then moving toward opposite poles of the cell to become reorganized into two new nuclei with the normal number of chromosomes
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An instance of separating.
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The proportional distribution of the number of members of the US House of Representatives on the basis of the population of each state.
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The act or result of dividing
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Division of a country into separate, autonomous nations.
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The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation.
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The act or result of dividing into partitions; an arrangement of partitions.
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The act or process of severing.
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A separation between things that were once connected or associated.
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(Chemistry) The process by which a compound body breaks up into simpler constituents; said particularly of the action of heat on gaseous or volatile substances.
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A part cut off from a main body.
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The work or art of a person who carves
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A piece of land resulting from this; esp., a large tract subdivided into small parcels for sale
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The act or result of dividing
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(Countable) The act of dismembering.
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The act or result of dividing
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The act or result of dividing
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The act, process, or result of classifying.
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(Biol.) Any process, natural or artificial, by which certain organisms or characters are favored or perpetuated in, or as if in, preference to others
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The act or an instance of dividing into segments.
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The act or result of dividing
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(Naut.) Canvas strips, usually covered with tar, wrapped around a rope to protect it
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The separation of a substance into its constituent elements, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. &diamf3; Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. &diamf3; Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.
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A critical analysis of the nature of something.
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Analysis part by part; detailed examination
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A detailed critical analysis of a book, play, etc., or of some event
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(Cooking) The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.
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The act or result of dividing
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The act or result of dividing
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(Software) The act of dividing complex code into libraries with common functionality to help make the process of programming more manageable and reusable.
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The act or result of dividing
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The act by which something is rent, or torn.
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An instance where something splits.
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The act or result of dividing
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Lack of unity; discord
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(Music) A form of ornamentation in which groups of short notes are used instead of long ones
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(Sports) A loss of organization (of the parts of a system).
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A break or rupture in bone tissue. &diamf3; A comminuted fracture results in more than two fragments. &diamf3; Although most fractures are caused by a direct blow or sudden, twisting force, stress fractures result from repetitive physical activity. &diamf3; In an incomplete fracture , the fracture line does not completely traverse the bone.
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The definition of a fissure is an opening in the Earth, or a disagreement or split on an issue.
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A process of forming a branch.
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(Biology) The evolution of different forms or structures in related species as they adapt to different environments. An example of divergence is the development of wings in bats from the same bones that form the arm and hand or paw in most other mammals.
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A division into two parts, especially into two equal parts
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Something that is bipartite
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Demarcation is defined as a limit or boundary, or the act of establishing a limit or boundary.
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Disjunction; disunion; separation.
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The act or result of dividing
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The act or result of dividing
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(Botany) Alternative form of schizogeny.
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(Biol.) A form of asexual reproduction, found in various simple plants and animals, in which the parent organism divides into two or more approximately equal parts, each becoming an independent individual
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(Biology) asexual reproduction of protozoans etc characterized by multiple divisions of the nucleus and cell
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The process of two consecutive nuclear divisions in the formation of germ cells in animals and of spores in most plants, by which the number of chromosomes ordinarily is reduced from the diploid, or double, number found in somatic cells to the haploid, or halved, number found in gametes and in spores
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The act or process of separating or cutting, especially the surgical cutting or dividing of tissue.
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A doubtful or borderline member of a given category:
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A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
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The part of experience supposedly allotted to a person by fate; one's lot; destiny
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One of the parts or spaces into which an area is subdivided.
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A just, due, reasonable, or full part or quota
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The division of a company's stock by issuing multiples of the existing shares with a corresponding reduction in the price of each share.
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Part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.
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An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.
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The definition of a segment is a part of a whole.
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(Grammar) A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.
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Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instructions; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
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(Linguistics) A property or structural unit of a language, such as a part of speech or a type of phrase.
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One of the streams into which a river or large creek may divide, usually near the mouth
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A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
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A small part, amount, degree, etc.; portion
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An unexpected gain, benefit, or advantage.
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A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
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An amount, such as an allowance, duty, or commission, that varies in proportion to a larger sum, such as total sales:
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Any of the 100 equal parts into which the range of the values of a set of data can be divided in order to show the distribution of those values. The percentile of a given value is determined by the percentage of the values that are smaller than that value. For example, a test score that is higher than 95 percent of the other scores is in the 95th percentile.
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(Graph theory) The number of edges that a vertex takes part in; a valency.
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The definition of a piece is a part of a whole.
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A relatively thin, broad piece cut from an object having some bulk or volume
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The definition of a lump is a mass of stuff with no definite shape, a swelling underneath the skin or to a person who is dull-witted.
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(Archaic) A flank of cavalry acting to split some portion of an opposing army, charging in an inverted V formation.
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(Games) The act of dividing a deck of cards into two parts, as before dealing.
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An anatomical division of an organ of the body. The liver, lungs, and brain are all characterized by lobes that are held in place by connective tissue.
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A group or movement uniting various individuals or organizations for the achievement of a common purpose; a coalition.
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(Music) A self-contained section of an extended composition.
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Any of a series of feature articles appearing regularly in a newspaper or magazine, by a particular writer or about a certain subject
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The body of facts, traits, or circumstances connected with a person or subject, esp. as being understandable, evident, etc. [an open book] or obscure, done with, etc.
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A section of a social or religious body.
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A series or group of ten things. [from 16th c.]
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A group of poems:
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One of the principal divisions of a long poem.
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(Music) A short passage or segment, often consisting of four measures or forming part of a larger unit.
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(Law) A separate part of a contract, a will or another legal document.
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(--- Football) The linemen considered as a group.
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(Originally) A mark or note set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, such as a change of subject.
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An act is defined as an action or something which is done.
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A division of a play, usually part of an act, in which conventionally the action is continuous and in a single place
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A separate part of a serialized work, such as a novel or television series.
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(Music) A short section of a composition, especially one displaying technical skill
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(Archaic) A suite of rooms within a domicile, designated for a specific person or persons and including a bedroom.
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(Communication) A short, fixed-length packet as in asynchronous transfer mode. [from 20th c.]
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Any group of persons that share a given year, as those elected to public office or selected for some honor
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Moiety is a share or a part.
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Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
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A large group of relatives, friends, or associates.
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The definition of a tribe is a group of people, or a community with similar values or interests, a group with a common ancestor, or a common leader.
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A specialized level in a colony of social insects, such as ants, in which the members, such as workers or soldiers, carry out a specific function.
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An individual, group, structure, or other entity regarded as an elementary structural or functional constituent of a whole.
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Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
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A conflict or difference of opinion.
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A breaking of waters, as over a vessel or a coastal defence; the waters themselves; surge; surf.
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The act of causing or trying to cause a split or division in a church
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Something that divides
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(Cricket) An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.
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A device resembling a drawing compass and used to transfer measurements of length.
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The definition of a province is a specific area or location within a country or state that is often a subset of a larger union.
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(Archaic) An area of land; a district, region. [from 13th c.]
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A mental or emotional condition:
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(Historical) One of the colonies of the British Empire given self-government through the Statute of Westminster, such as Canada or Newfoundland.
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A rural or outer suburban local government area of Australia.
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Any region; part of a country, city, etc.
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A county is defined as an administrative division of a state or country.
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A political unit, such as a city, town, or village, incorporated for local self-government.
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(Slang) Used in combination as an intensive:
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A settlement; an area with residential districts, shops and amenities, and its own local government; especially one larger than a village and smaller than a city.
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A small community or clan.
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The definition of a village is an residential area in the country that is smaller than a town.
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A community
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A division of a town for electoral or educational purposes.
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(Historical) In England, a parish or division of a parish, as a unit of territory and administration
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The position of a musical artist who commonly performs at a particular venue
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The district of such a group of voters, etc.
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The office or rank of a bishop.
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The prelature - prelates considered as a group
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The definition of a parish is a church district, the members of a particular church or a county-type division in Louisiana.
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A place or business where golf shots can be practiced.
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In England, a former combination of parishes for the joint administration of relief for the poor; also, a workhouse kept up by such a union
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The act or result of joining; a joint or juncture.
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The act or result of dividing
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(Often capitalized) Within a vast military, a very large tactical contingent (e.g. a number of divisions).
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A group inside a larger group. syn. transl.
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The definition of a dispute is a disagreement among people.
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A stable, historically developed community of people with a territory, economic life, distinctive culture, and language in common
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A part of a country or empire that does not have the full status of a principal division
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Mental derangement; insanity
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(UK) A plot of land rented from the council for growing fruit and vegetables.
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The act or fact of bifurcating
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(UK) Short form of border morris or border dancing; a vigorous style of traditional English dance originating from villages along the border between England and Wales, performed by a team of dancers usually with their faces disguised with black makeup.
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The act of cleaving or the state of being cleft. [from 19th c.]
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(Heraldry) The formation of a coat of arms from the halves of two others
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(Music) A lack of harmony in tones sounded together; inharmonious combination of tones; dissonance
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Something not in accord; a conflict.
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(--- Logic) The relation between the alternatives of a disjunctive proposition
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A part produced by dividing
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(Informal, Chiefly Brit.) A form of government aid to the unemployed, as in England
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A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
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(Geology) An area where the lithosphere is thinning, typically associated with large faults and grabens.
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A social breach or break, between individuals or groups.
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The act of cutting, dividing, or splitting, or the state of being cut, divided, or split; separation; fission
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The act of varying or the state of being variable
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A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
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(Countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
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(Mathematical logic, computer science) Given two terms, their join with respect to a specialisation order.
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A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
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An arrangement of parts or material in a work of art or literature, that will produce a single, harmonious effect
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(UK, labor union) A public sector trade union in the UK
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Agreement or harmony of things in general.
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A number, group, set, or thing lacking no part or element; a complete thing.
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A group of interacting mechanical or electrical components:
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The definition of a phylum is a major category of living organisms, or a group of genetically related language families.
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Complete separation.
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A thing or amount allocated
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The definition of an assignment is a task that has been given to someone.
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Any religious system
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Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
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The definition of an agency is a group of people that performs some specific task, or that helps others in some way.
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In nontechnical use, the part of the upper limb between the shoulder and the wrist
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The definition of an organ is a part of the body that has a specific function.
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Either part of a double door, screen, etc.
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Someone or something that is affiliated, or associated; a member of a group of associated things.
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A company controlled by another company which owns all or a majority of its shares
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The lack of unity or cohesion.
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(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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A jump in ballet in which the feet meet together in midair and then land together on the floor.
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A brief formal prayer that is used in various Western liturgies before the epistle and that varies with the day.
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the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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a group of ships of similar type
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(U.S. Air Force) An organizational unit smaller than an air force, usually composed of a headquarters and two or more wings
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That which makes or keeps distinct; quality, mark, or feature that differentiates
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(Group theory) A set with an associative binary operation, under which there exists an identity element, and such that each element has an inverse.
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