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partition

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1 one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled
  • one of the partitions of a prefabricated house

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2 something that divides, separates, or marks off
  • put up a partition to divide the room into two

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3 the act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces
  • the partition of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia

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partition

verb

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The first known use of partition was in the 15th century

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“Partition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/partition. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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