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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. [C] US for housing estate
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