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English definition of “segment”

segment

verb [I or T]     /seɡˈment/ US  /ˈseɡ.ment/ formal
to divide something into different parts: City Insurance segmented the market into three by issuing three types of policy.Separating and dividing segmentation     /ˌseɡ.menˈteɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
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