Subdivision

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Subdivision Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
  • a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
  • a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
  • an area composed of subdivided lots

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an area composed of subdivided lots ,
  • the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided ,
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress" ,
  • a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section" ,
  • a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Subdivision'


  • Subdivision: Subdivision may refer to: Administrative subdivision, a portion of a country or other political division, established for the purpose of government Subdivision
  • Subdivision (country subdivision): Subdivision is a designation for an administrative country subdivision in India. For details see Subdivisions of India.
  • Markaz (country subdivision): Persian and Turkish derivative) is sometimes used for second-level country subdivisions. Among these are: Markazes of Egypt Markaz in Saudi Arabia, below Governorates
  • Block (district subdivision): For the Australian rural subdivision, see Block (rural Australia). A block is an administrative division of some South Asian countries. Further information:
  • Sector (country subdivision): Sector is a name for a country subdivision. It is used for: Sectors of Bucharest Sectors of Guinea-Bissau Sectors of Rwanda Sectors of the Democratic
  • Amanah (administrative subdivision): Amanah (Arabic: أمانة‎) is a Arabic term used for mayoralty or municipality. In some Arabic countries, Amanah is the municipality of the capital. Municipality
  • Subdivision (land): here. It is not to be confused with Housing developments. 'Subdivision' is the act of dividing land into pieces that are easier to sell or otherwise
  • Agency (country subdivision): of British India, which grouped the autonomous princely states Agencies of Pakistan, the main subdivisions of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

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* The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry. - Robert Francis Kennedy


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