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section

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsekʃən/
COMMUNICATIONS one of the parts of a book, newspaper, website, etc. that deals with a particular subject: The article appeared in the business section of the Sunday Times.a section on sth The website has a useful section on business law.
LAW one of the parts that a document or law is divided into, each of which has its own number: under section 2/20, etc. of sth The purchaser could have brought an action against the vendor under section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act.
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE one of the parts of an organization: His section was due to be audited. the Accounting and Finance Section
→ See also department, first section, second section, third section
(Definition of section from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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