Translation of "divide" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (SEPARATE) 分開 uk us /dɪˈvaɪd/

[ 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. 講座結束後,我想讓所有學生分成幾個討論小組。
After World War Two, Germany was divided into two separate countries. 第二次世界大戰之後,德國被分成了兩個獨立的國家。

[ T ] to share

I think we should divide (up) the costs equally among/between us. 我認爲我們應該平均分攤這些費用。

[ 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. 一條窄窄的小巷將我們的房子和鄰居的隔開了。
This path marks the dividing line between my land and my neighbour's. 這條路是我和鄰居的土地分界線。

[ 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. 她有時住在紐約的公寓,有時住在約克郡的小屋。

[ 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. 經過長時間的辯論,下議院議員最終進行了分組表決。

(Translation of “divide verb (SEPARATE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)