Complete Definition of "division"

see|división
English

Etymology
From Latin divisio, noun of process form from perfect passive participle divisus, divided, from dividere, to divide

Pronunciation
IPA|/dɪËvɪÊÉn/, SAMPA|/dI"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-division.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ɪÊÉn

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable The act or process of dividing anything.
  2. Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
  3. arithmetic (uncountable) The process of divide|dividing a number by another.
  4. arithmetic A calculation that involves this process.

#:I've got ten divisions to do for my homework.

  1. A large military unit, usually made up of two or three brigades.
  2. A section of a large company.
  3. context|biology|taxonomy A rank (Latin divisio) below kingdom and above class, particularly used of plant|plants or fungus|fungi, also (particularly of animals) called a phylum; a taxon at that rank

#:Magnolias belong to the division Magnoliophyta.

  1. A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.
  2. music A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.
  3. music A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independently controlled and supplied.
  4. law A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.

Translations
trans-top|act or process of dividing anything
Afrikaans: verdeling
Czech: dÄlení n
Dutch: deling f; verdeling f; scheiding f
Esperanto: divido
Finnish: jakaminen, jako
French: division f
German: Teilung f
Hebrew: ××××§× (khaluqa) f
Italian: divisione f
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Kurdish: KUchar|دابÙâØ´
Polish: podziaÅ m
Romanian: diviziune f
Russian: Ñаздел (razdél) m, деление (delénije) n
Slovene: deljenje n
Swedish: division#Swedish|division c
Telugu: విభà°à°¨
Urdu: ur-Arab|تÙسÛÙ (taqseem) f
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trans-top|each of the parts resulting from division
Afrikaans: gedeelte
Czech: díl m
Dutch: deel n, gedeelte n
Finnish: osa
German: Teil m
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Kurdish: KUchar|بÙâØ´
Malayalam: വിഭാà´à´ (vibhaagam)
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trans-top|arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another
Afrikaans: deel
Czech: dÄlení n
Dutch: deling f; delen n
Esperanto: divido
Finnish: jako, jakaminen
French: division f
German: Division f
Hebrew: ××××ק (khiluq) m
Italian: divisione f
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Kurdish: KUchar|دابÙâØ´
Polish: dzielenie n
Romanian: impartire f
Russian: деление (delénije) n
Slovene: deljenje n
Swedish: division#Swedish|division c
Telugu: à°­à°¾à°à°¹à°¾à°°à°®à±
Urdu: ur-Arab|تÙسÛÙ (taqseem) f
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trans-top|arithmetic: calculation involving this process
Afrikaans: deel
Czech: dÄlení n
Dutch: deling f; staartdeling f
Finnish: jakolasku
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|دابÙâØ´
Polish: dzielenie n
Russian: деление (delénije) n
Swedish: division#Swedish|division c
Urdu: ur-Arab|تÙسÛÙ (taqseem) f
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trans-top|large military unit
Afrikaans: afdeling; skeiding
Dutch: divisie f,
Esperanto: divizio
Finnish: divisioona
German: Abteilung f, Division f
Hebrew: ××××× (ugda) f
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙرÙÙâ
Polish: dywizja f
Romanian: impartire f
Russian: Ð´Ð¸Ð²Ð¸Ð·Ð¸Ñ (divízija) f army, дивизион (divizión) m navy
Slovene: divizija f
Swedish: division#Swedish|division c
Telugu: విభాà°à°®à±
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trans-top|section of a large company
Afrikaans: afdeling
Dutch: afdeling f, divisie f, eenheid f
Kurdish: KUchar|بÙâØ´
trans-mid
Romanian: divizie f
Russian: оÑдел (otdél) m, оÑделение (otdelénije) n, ÑекÑÐ¸Ñ (sékcija) f
Swedish: division#Swedish|division c
Telugu: విభాà°à°®à±
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trans-top|biology: taxonomic classification of plants
Finnish: kaari, pääjakso
trans-mid
Urdu: ur-Arab|تÙسÛÙ (taqseem) f
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trans-top|disagreement; a difference of viewpoint
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trans-top|law: concept of separate responsibility
Dutch: deelbaarheid (van prestasie) f
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Breton: rannadur m, -ioú p
ttbc|CJKV Characters: 段
ttbc|Estonian: jagamine (1)
ttbc|Frisian: dieling f, deling f
ttbc|Spanish: división f

Derived terms
divisional

Related terms
divide
dividend
divisive
divisor

See also
denominator
fraction
numerator
quotient

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Law


Swedish

Noun
sv-noun-reg-r-c|2=divisione
division c

  1. division#English|division; act of dividing (e.g. numbers); large military unit; section of a company
  2. sports division, league; a organization of sports teams that habitually play against each other for a championship; the level on which a certain team plays, as compared to others

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