Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “subdivision”

subdivision

noun uk   /ˈsʌb.dɪˌvɪʒ.ən/ /ˌsʌb.dɪˈvɪʒ-/ us  
[C or U] any of the parts into which something is divided, or the act of creating these: Each category has several subdivisions. They agreed that subdivision of the house into apartments would be a good idea.Words meaning parts of things [C] US for housing estateAreas in towns and cities
(Definition of subdivision from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of subdivision?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “subdivision”

Definitions of “subdivision” in other dictionaries

Translations of “subdivision”

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More