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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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27) While the behavior of ordinary subdividers tended
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.
Some high-end subdividers installed all of the new infrastructure --from paved, tree-lined streets with curbs and sidewalks, to sewers, connections for electricity and natural gas and broad boulevards with streetcar tracks--before selling new lots.
Subdividers cashed in on the perception of style-based value.
What's more, Atlanta's subdividers, neighborhood designers, urban boosters, and land agents were embedded in a national real estate network that stretched from coast to coast.
It is believed the subdividers were of English descent and familiar with the estate because in addition to the name, one of the streets on the map was Devonshire Avenue, said Virginia Watson of the Chatsworth Historical Society.
First, at the level of conceptualisation, he describes a space of representation, a 'space of scientists, planners, urbanists, technocratic subdividers and social engineers .
It is one dominated by what Lefebvre calls representations of space, in which the conceptualized products of "scientists, planners, urbanists, technocratic subdividers and social engineers" predominate (Production 39).
At the first annual general meeting of the Trust held in September 1957 he criticised city councillors who chopped down trees and subdividers who 'wreak havoc among the trees and shrubs of the land they are trying to sell'.
The Wisteria Lane that subdividers envy is a stretch of storied Colonial Street on the Universal back lot, and it's played the role of a quietly prosperous (or ominously quiet) neighborhood in scores of movies and series about mostly white, mostly happy and mostly middle-class families.
119) Subdividers can be required to pay for new schools and to grant some of their land for parks.
It is the space of "technocratic subdividers and social engineers--all of whom identify what is lived and what is perceived with what is conceived.