undivided

adjective un·di·vid·ed \ ˌən-də-ˈvī-dəd \
|Updated on: 28 Jul 2018

Definition of undivided

1 : not separated into parts or pieces : existing as a single whole : not divided
  • an undivided property
2 : complete or total
  • They listened to the lecture with undivided attention.

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First Known Use of undivided

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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UNDIVIDED Defined for Kids

undivided

adjective un·di·vid·ed \ ˌən-də-ˈvī-dəd \

Definition of undivided for Students

: complete or total
  • I want your undivided attention.

Law Dictionary

undivided

adjective un·di·vid·ed

legal Definition of undivided

: shared with others having an interest in the whole : held jointly, in common, or in indivision with other co-owners
  • each such tenant in common holds an equal undivided share in the title
  • —O. L. Browder et al.
  • each spouse owns a present undivided one-half interest in the community property
  • Louisiana Civil Code
— compare divided, entire


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