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English definition of “partition”
/pɑrˈtɪʃ·ən/ n [C/U]
› the division of something into smaller parts, or something that divides a space: [U] The partition of the building into separate apartments brought in enough income that she could retire from her job. › world history Partition is also the division of a country or region into two or more separate political units: [U] Both sides agreed to the partition of the disputed territory. › A partition is also a wall that separates one part of a room or building from another: [C] These partitions between our desks allow us to work in relative privacy. partition
/pɑrˈtɪʃ·ən/ v [T] › Germany was partitioned after World War II.