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English definition of “subdivision”

subdivision

noun (also sub-division)
 
 
/ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒən/
[C or U] one of the parts into which something is divided, or the act of creating these: He has been responsible for the subdivision of work. The index shows the subdivisions of the prospectus.
[C] US PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT a group of houses built together in a planned way, often by the government in order to provide houses for people to rent or buy at a low cost: Residents are uniting against a developer's plan to build a subdivision in the heart of their town.
(Definition of subdivision from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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