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split

verb [I/T]  /splɪt/ ( present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split) us  
to divide into two or more parts, esp. along a particular line: [T] I suggest we split the profits between us. [T] The teacher split the class into three groups. [I] His pants split when he jumped the fence. slang To split also means to leave a place: [I] The movie was boring, so I split.
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split

noun [C]  /splɪt/ us  
a long, thin tear, or a division: There’s a split in this sheet. Peace talks are threatened by a split among rebel leaders.
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