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Definition of subdivision noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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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
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: subdivision