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English definition of “divide”

divide

verb [I/T] (CALCULATE)   /dɪˈvɑɪd/
mathematics to calculate the number of times one number is contained in another: [T] 10 divided by 5 is/ equals 2. [T] What do you get if you divide 6 into 18?
(Definition of divide verb (CALCULATE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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