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Synonyms for division

the act of distributing or the condition of being distributed

one of the parts into which something is divided

a part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

a component of government that performs a given function

a local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business

the condition of being divided, as in opinion

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discord that splits a group

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a league ranked by quality

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(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

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a group of ships of similar type

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an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication

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The origins of this particular space, an open wound in a perpetual and constant process of healing and re-opening, date back to the nineteenth century, when the divisionary nature of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848) became a tangible reality and "manufactured" line that separated the United States from Mexico.
This is not a fallacy that since the day the GEO channel went on air, its controversial gambit has fanned divisionary bodings not only in the national institutions but the Pakistani society as well.
com issue of October 3, 2013 that a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman was quoted as saying "Obama plotted to destabilise regimes in Bahrain and Egypt", even though it was belatedly denied by the US Navy and an ambassador whom a significant number of Bahrainis believe is involved in divisionary activities?
These were replaced by new banknotes issued by The National Bank of Romania and divisionary coins issued by The Minister of Finance.
The purpose of which was to attack and capture the British naval base at Kingston with a divisionary attack along the Niagara River in order to tie down British forces.
A party with religious associations is not seen as divisionary because the vast majority of Libyans share the same religious beliefs, and see these beliefs as able to accommodate diversity and differences of opinion.
Way forward The thing we hear over again that South Sudan did this or that is just a divisionary.
Each of the pictorial fragments resulting from the initial divisionary cuts is now matched with its inverted double, generating increasingly intensifying, even dizzying prolifera- tions: a quantitative one (in terms of the exponentially progressing number of divisionary cuts and of resulting segments) and a qualitative one--effected by the decreasing width of the mirror symmetries of the vertically sliced pictorial fragments, or bands (which rapidly approach invisibility, the smallest one reaching a liminal width of .
American land ethic has remained basically possessory and divisionary in
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