subdivision Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"subdivision" in British English

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subdivisionnoun

uk   us   /ˈsʌb.dɪˌvɪʒ.ən/ /ˌsʌb.dɪˈvɪʒ-/
[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 intoapartments would be a good ​idea. [C] US (UK housing estate) an ​areacontaining a ​largenumber of ​houses or ​apartmentsbuiltclose 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 ​landcontaining many ​homesbuilt 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   us   /ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒən/
[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 ​indexshows the subdivisions of the ​prospectus.
[C] US PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT a ​group of ​housesbuilt together in a ​planned way, often by the ​government in ​order to ​providehouses for ​people to ​rent or ​buy at a ​lowcost: 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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