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divide

verb (SEPARATE) 分开     /dɪˈvaɪd/
[I or T] to (cause to) separate into parts or groups (使)分开;(使)分组 At the end of the lecture, I'd like all the students to divide into small discussion groups. 讲座结束后,我想让所有学生分成几个讨论小组。 After World War Two, Germany was divided into two separate countries. 第二次世界大战之后,德国被分成了两个独立的国家。 Separating and dividing
[T] to share 分享;分摊 I think we should divide (up) the costs equally among/between us. 我认为我们应该平均分摊这些费用。 Separating and dividing
[T] If something divides two areas, it marks the edge or limit of them 分隔,隔开 There's a narrow alley which divides our house from the one next door. 一条窄窄的胡同将我们的房子和邻居的隔开了。 This path marks the dividing line between my land and my neighbour's. 这条路是我和邻居的土地分界线。 Isolating and separating
[T] to use different amounts of something for different purposes or activities 分配 She divides her time between her apartment in New York and her cottage in Yorkshire. 她有时住在纽约的公寓,有时住在约克郡的小屋。 Separating and dividing
[I] UK If representatives in Parliament divide, they vote by separating into two groups, one group who want the law which is being voted on to be accepted and one group who are against it 议会代表分成两组进行投票表决,一组支持法案的通过,另一组反对其通过。 After a lengthy debate, MPs/the House of Commons divided. 经过长时间的辩论,下议院议员最终进行了分组表决。 Elections
(Definition of divide verb (SEPARATE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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