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English definition of “divide”

divide

verb     /dɪˈvaɪd/
[T] to calculate the number of times one number fits into another: Convert the euro amount into sterling by dividing the euro amount by the exchange rate .
[I or T] to separate , or make something separate , into different parts or groups : He and his brother decided to divide the company into two parts .
(Definition of divide verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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