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|
|Samples||A branch of Congress.|
Botany is a branch of biology.
The Germanic branch of Indo-European languages.
|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)|
|Samples||He always turns first to the business section.|
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|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|
|5.||subdivision (artifact) a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided|
|Broader (hypernym)||section, segment|