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subdivide

[ suhb-di-vahyd, suhb-di-vahyd ]
/ 藢s蕦b d瑟藞va瑟d, 藞s蕦b d瑟藢va瑟d /
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verb (used with object), sub路di路vid路ed, sub路di路vid路ing.
to divide (that which has already been divided) into smaller parts; divide again after a first division.
to divide into parts.
to divide (a plot, tract of land, etc.) into building lots.
verb (used without object), sub路di路vid路ed, sub路di路vid路ing.
to become separated into divisions.
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Origin of subdivide

First recorded in 1400鈥50; late Middle English word from Late Latin word subd墨v墨dere.See sub-, divide

OTHER WORDS FROM subdivide

sub路di路vid路a路ble, adjectivesub路di路vid路er, nounun路sub路di路vid路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subdivide

subdivide
/ (藢s蕦bd瑟藞va瑟d, 藞s蕦bd瑟藢va瑟d) /

verb
to divide (something) resulting from an earlier division
(tr) US and Canadian to divide (land) into lots for sale

Derived forms of subdivide

subdivider, noun
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