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division

(Act of dividing), noun allocation, allotment, apportionment, breaking, breakup, cleavage, cut, cutting, departmentalization, detachment, disaccord, disassociation, disbandment, disconnection, discord, disengagement, disharmony, disjunction, disjuncture, dispersal, dispersion, dissemination, disseverance, dissipation, dissociation, dissonance, distribution, disunion, disuniting, disunity, divisio, divorce, faction, noncooperation, opposition, parcelling, parting, partitio, partition, portioning, rationing, schism, scission, section, segmentation, segregation, sejunction, separation, severance, sharing, split, splitting, spread, sunderance, tearing, uncoupling, untying
Associated concepts: division of costs, division of damages, division of governmental powers, division of property, eqqitable division, final division and distribution, political subbivision

division

(Administrative unit), noun area, branch, cadre, canton, category, chapter, class, classification, district, group, grouping, province, region, ward, zone
See also: affiliate, alienation, allotment, apportionment, argument, article, assignment, bureau, capacity, chamber, chapter, class, classification, component, conflict, constituency, constituent, contention, decentralization, denomination, department, detail, dichotomy, difference, differentiation, disaccord, disagreement, disassociation, discord, discrimination, dispensation, dissension, distribution, equity, estrangement, faction, incompatibility, installment, kind, land, manner, member, moiety, offshoot, organ, part, place, plot, portion, province, ration, region, rubric, schism, segment, segregation, separation, severance, sphere, split, subdivision, subheading, territory, title, unit, variance

DIVISION, Eng. law. A particular and ascertained part of a county. In Lincolnshire, division means what riding does in Yorkshire.

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