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English noun: subdivision

1. subdivision (location) an area composed of subdivided lots


Broader (hypernym)parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

2. subdivision (act) the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided


Broader (hypernym)division, partition, partitioning, sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation

3. subdivision (group) a division of some larger or more complex organization


SamplesA branch of Congress.
Botany is a branch of biology.
The Germanic branch of Indo-European languages.


Synonymsarm, branch


Broader (hypernym)division


Narrower (hyponym)executive branch, Executive Office of the President, judicial branch, legislative branch, local post office, post office

4. subdivision (communication) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)


SamplesHe always turns first to the business section.
The history of this work is discussed in the next section.


Synonymssection


Broader (hypernym)music, piece of writing, writing, written material


Narrower (hyponym)above, article, book, canto, chapter, clause, close, closing, conclusion, development, end, ending, episode, exposition, insert, introduction, lead, lead-in, lede, mezuza, mezuzah, narration, obbligato, obligato, passage, recapitulation, sports section, spot, spot, sura


Domain categorymusic

5. subdivision (artifact) a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided


Synonymssubsection


Broader (hypernym)section, segment









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