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"subdivision" in British English

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subdivisionnoun

uk   /ˈsʌb.dɪˌvɪʒ.ən/ /ˌsʌb.dɪˈvɪʒ.ən/ us   /ˈsʌb.dɪˌvɪʒ.ən/ /ˌsʌb.dɪˈvɪʒ.ən/
[C or U] any of the parts into which something is divided, or the act of creating these: Each category has several subdivisions. They agreed that subdivision of the house into apartments would be a good idea.
[C] US UK housing estate an area containing a large number of houses or apartments built close together at the same time
(Definition of subdivision from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subdivision" in American English

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subdivisionnoun [C]

us   /ˈsʌb·dɪˌvɪʒ·ən/
A subdivision is also an area of land containing many homes built at about the same time: We moved to a brand-new subdivision in 1965.
(Definition of subdivision from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"subdivision" in Business English

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subdivisionnoun

also sub-division uk   /ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒən/ us  
[C or U] one of the parts into which something is divided, or the act of creating these: He has been responsible for the subdivision of work. The index shows the subdivisions of the prospectus.
[C] US PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT a group of houses built together in a planned way, often by the government in order to provide houses for people to rent or buy at a low cost: Residents are uniting against a developer's plan to build a subdivision in the heart of their town.
(Definition of subdivision from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subdivision”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分支, 分部, 细分部分…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分支, 分部, 細分部分…
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