Meaning of PARTITION in English


[par.ti.tion] n (15c) 1: the action of parting: the state of being parted: division

2: something that divides; esp: an interior dividing wall

3: one of the parts or sections of a whole

[2]partition vt (1741) 1 a: to divide into parts or shares b: to divide (as a country) into two or more territorial units having separate political status

2: to separate or divide by a partition (as a wall)--often used with off -- n

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