Translation of "division" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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

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

the sales division 销售部

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

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

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division noun (CALCULATION)

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


division noun (DISAGREEMENT)

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

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)