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subdivide

verb apportion, bisect, break down, classify, cleave, cut, dissect, dissever, distribute, divide, divide into parcels, divide up, graduate, group, parrel, partition, portion, redistribute, redivide, separate, sever, share, split, sunder
See also: apportion, arrange, break, codify, dichotomize, disjoint, file, parcel, part, partition, pigeonhole, separate, sever, sort, split

TO SUBDIVIDE. To divide a part of a thing which has already been divided. For example, when a person dies leaving children, and grandchildren, the children of one of his own who is dead, his property is divided into as many shares as he had children, including the deceased, and the share of the deceased is subdivided into as many shares as he had children.

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homes and requiring subdivider approval of building plans were
In 1907, the contracting firm of Hart & Carlow were hired by a speculative subdivider to build two houses at 15 Blenheim Road and 49 Lansdowne Avenue North.
The three least-profitable sectors were condominium and coop management, real estate subdividers and developers, and small business investment trusts.
More specifically, the results presented in this paper characterize all enterprises operating under current ownership during 1992 and with fewer than 500 full-time-equivalent employees, excluding real estate operators and lessors, real estate subdividers and developers, real estate investment trusts, agricultural enterprises, financial institutions, not-for-profit institutions, government entities, and subsidiaries controlled by other corporations.
Choose a place with natural and human characteristics that resist change: hills, mountains or rivers that defy expansion, but are not so attractive that yuppie aeries on stilts will grow on the mountainside; citizens who are in love with how the place is now and will fight to keep it that way; no railroads or freeways within many miles; no nearby large, undeveloped parcels that may attract subdividers or manufacturing entities, and most important, far beyond the influence or mentality of urbanites.
Also, few land subdividers and developers are black.
Other data include financial ratios, number of firms, payroll, industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including commercial and residential subdividers and developers.
Blanket mortgages frequently ore incurred by subdividers or developers who hove purchased a single tract of land for the purpose of dividing it into smaller parcels for sale or development.
Even when subdividers "stayed the course," they often lacked the will or the funds to prosecute those who violated a restriction.
So the grass must thirst, must be forced to wither and die, for to do otherwise would require that rich subdividers put away their plans to develop the remaining open space in the Valley.
Every inch of curbs and gutters and all of the street paving were installed by the subdividers over the sewer systems and storm drains that they constructed.
Construction may have been "the industry that capitalism forgot", but a probing of land speculation would have highlighted the degree to which capitalist subdividers parlayed immigrants' desire for security into consumerism, and the degree to which workers themselves speculated in vacant lots.