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section

[ sek-shuhn ]
/ ˈsɛk ʃən /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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Origin of section

First recorded in 1550–60; from Latin sectiōn- (stem of sectiō ) “a cutting,” equivalent to sect(us) (past participle of secāre “to cut”; see saw1) + -iōn- -ion

synonym study for section

1. See part.

OTHER WORDS FROM section

half-section, nounmul·ti·sec·tion, adjectiveun·sec·tioned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for section

section
/ (ˈsɛkʃən) /

noun
verb (tr)

Word Origin for section

C16: from Latin sectiō, from secāre to cut
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