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English definition of “partition”

partition

verb [T]
 
 
/pɑːˈtɪʃən/
WORKPLACE to divide one part of a room, office, etc. from another using partitions: The main office was partitioned to provide space for more staff.partition sth off from sth A huge screen partitioned off the reception area from the entrance hall.
IT to divide a computer hard drive into separate parts: Some versions of the software allow you to partition your hard drive.
to divide something into two or more parts: Member States were accused of trying to partition the market.
(Definition of partition verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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