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noun 
  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 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. A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.
Etymology: From Latin divisio, noun of process form from perfect passive participle divisus, divided, from dividere, to divide


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