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Definition of subdivision noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    subdivision

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsʌbdəˌvɪʒn//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of dividing a part of something into smaller parts
  2. 2 [countable] one of the smaller parts into which a part of something has been divided a political subdivision of the state subdivisions within the Hindu caste system
  3. 3 [countable] an area of land that has been divided up for building houses on
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