Definition of subdivision noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    subdivision

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  1. 1
    BrE BrE//ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒn//
     
    [uncountable] the act of dividing a part of something into smaller parts Subdivision among major sections of the index is necessary.
  2. 2
    BrE BrE//ˈsʌbdɪvɪʒn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌbdɪvɪʒn//
     
    [countable] one of the smaller parts into which a part of something has been divided a police subdivision (= the area covered by one particular police force) subdivisions within the Hindu caste system
  3. 3
    BrE BrE//ˈsʌbdɪvɪʒn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌbdɪvɪʒn//
     
    [countable] (North American English) an area of land that has been divided up for building houses on
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