Translation of "partition" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pɑːˈtɪʃ.ən/ us /pɑːr-/

a vertical structure like a thin wall that separates one part of a room or building from another

tabique, separador
The partitions between the toilets were very thin.

[ no plural ] the dividing of a country into separate countries or areas of government

división, partición
The partition of India occurred in 1947.
verb uk /pɑːˈtɪʃ.ən/ us /pɑːr-/

to divide one part of a room from another with a thin wall

dividir con un tabique
Why don’t you partition that large room into a lounge and a dining-room?

to divide a country into separate areas of government

Ireland was partitioned in 1921.

(Translation of “partition” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /pəˈtiʃən/

something that divides, eg a light, often temporary, wall between rooms

The office was divided in two by a wooden partition.

the act of dividing; the state of being divided

partición, división
the partition of India.

(Translation of “partition” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)