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English definition of “division”

division

noun
 
/dɪˈvɪʒən/
[no plural] the act of separating something into parts or groups: the equal division of wealth
one of the groups in an organization: the sales division
one of the groups of teams in a league: a Second Division club
[no plural] the process of dividing one number by another number
(Definition of division from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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