Definition of “divisive” - English Dictionary

“divisive” in British English

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divisiveadjective

uk /dɪˈvaɪ.sɪv/ us /dɪˈvaɪ.sɪv/
divisively
adverb uk /dɪˈvaɪ.sɪv.li/ us /dɪˈvaɪ.sɪv.li/
divisiveness
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈvaɪ.sɪv.nəs/ us /dɪˈvaɪ.sɪv.nəs/

(Definition of “divisive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“divisive” in American English

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divisiveadjective

us /dɪˈvɑɪ·sɪv, -ˈvɪs·ɪv/ disapproving

tending to cause disagreements that separate people into opposing groups:

The campaign for the mayor’s office was racially divisive.

(Definition of “divisive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)