divisi

[ dih-vee-zee ]
/ dɪˈvi zi /

adjective Music.

divided; separated (used as a musical direction for two or more performers reading a part to begin reading two or more parts).

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Origin of divisi

1730–40; <Italian, plural of diviso divided, past participle of dividere to divide
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