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noun
  1. (context, geography) an area that is lower in topography than its surroundings
  2. (context, psychology) in psychotherapy and psychiatry, a state of mind producing serious, long-term lowering of enjoyment of life or inability to visualize a happy future
  3. (context, psychology) in psychotherapy and psychiatry, a period of unhappiness or low morale which lasts longer than several weeks and may include ideation of self-inflicted injury or suicide
  4. (context, meteorology) an area of lowered air pressure that generally brings moist weather, sometimes promoting hurricanes and tornadoes
  5. (context, economics) a period of major economic contraction
The Great Depression (US history)
  1. (context, biology, physiology) a lowering, in particular a reduction in a particular biological variable or the function of an organ, in contrast to elevation
divide Tweet Definition of divide Like Definition of divide on Facebook
noun
  1. A thing that divides.
Stay on your side of the , please.
  1. An act of dividing.
The left most of the good land on my share of the property.
  1. A distancing between two people or things.
There is a great between us.

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