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subdivision

noun ( also sub-division)
 
 
/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 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.
Translations of “subdivision”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分支, 分部, 細分部分…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分支, 分部, 细分部分…
(Definition of subdivision from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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