plural of division

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1 something that divides, separates, or marks off
  • we poked our heads over the division between the yards to see what the fuss was about

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2 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization
  • the complaints division handled all of the calls from the angry townsfolk

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3 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • one of the major divisions of birds

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5 the act or process of giving out something to each member of a group
  • the person in charge of the division of the profits among the business partners

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“Divisions.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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