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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
Translations of “section”
in Korean 구획…
in Arabic قِسْم…
in French section, coupe…
in Turkish bölüm, kısım, kesit…
in Italian sezione, parte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 部分, 片段…
in Russian часть, отдел, секция…
in Polish część, sekcja, przekrój…
in Spanish sección…
in Portuguese seção, área…
in German der Teil, der Schnitt…
in Catalan secció…
in Japanese 区域, 部, 課…
in Chinese (Simplified) 部分, 片段…
(Definition of section from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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