divide verb (SEPARATE) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "divide" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


[I or T] to (cause to) separate into parts or groups
At the end of the lecture, I'd like all the students to divide into small discussion groups.
After World War Two, Germany was divided into two separate countries.
Separating and dividing
[T] to share
I think we should divide (up) the costs equally among/between us.
Separating and dividing
[T] If something divides two areas, it marks the edge or limit of them
There's a narrow alley which divides our house from the one next door.
This path marks the dividing line between my land and my neighbour's.
Isolating and separating
[T] to use different amounts of something for different purposes or activities
She divides her time between her apartment in New York and her cottage in Yorkshire.
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
After a lengthy debate, MPs/the House of Commons divided.
(Definition of divide verb (SEPARATE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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