Translation of "division" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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divisionnoun

uk /dɪˈvɪʒ.ən/ us /dɪˈvɪʒ.ən/

division noun (PART)

B2 [ U ] the act of separating something into parts or groups, or the way that it is separated

分配;分配方法
the equal division of labour between workers 给工人平均分配工作

B2 [ C ] a separate part of an army or large organization

部门,处,室,科
the sales division 销售部

B2 [ C ] a group of teams that play against each other in a particular sport

(分组赛的)小组
The team plays in one of the lower divisions. 诺里奇队目前在第一组中居于首位。

More examples

  • The electronics division was split off into a freestanding company.
  • He's just been appointed as director of the publishing division.
  • In spite of unification, the country was still faced with the daunting prospect of overcoming four decades of division.
  • Did the Conservatives win courtesy of the division of the opposition vote between Labour and the Liberal Democrats?
  • The twelfth division mustered on the hill.

division noun (CALCULATION)

[ U ] the calculation of how many times one number goes into another

除法

division noun (DISAGREEMENT)

[ C or U ] the situation in which people disagree about something

分歧;不和
Disagreements about defence cuts have opened up deep divisions within the military. 在削减国防开支问题上的看法不一导致军方内部出现了严重的分歧。
Division within the party will limit its chances in the election. 内讧将会降低该党在选举中获胜的机会。

(Translation of “division” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)