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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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Though I make two sous by all his breakfasts," muttered Antoine, as he heard Monsieur Dutocq close the office door, "I'd give them up to get that man out of our division.
There is going to be a row in the division," said Antoine, shaking his white head as he put on his livery.
Without doubt the cleverest man in the division or even in the ministry (but clever after the fashion of a monkey, without aim or sequence), Bixiou was so essentially useful to Baudoyer and Godard that they upheld and protected him in spite of his misconduct; for he did their work when they were incapable of doing it for themselves.
On New-Year's day he went round and left his own cards on all the clerks of the division.
Desroys, the mysterious clerk of the division, consorted with no one, talked little, and hid his private life so carefully that no one knew where he lived, nor who were his protectors, nor what were his means of subsistence.
Bixiou posed as his mentor, and hoped to rid the division and France of the young fool by tempting him to excesses, and openly avowed that intention.
Such were the principal figures of La Billardiere's division of the ministry, where also were other clerks of less account, who resembled more or less those that are represented here.
All three came to open the offices and clean them, between seven and eight o'clock in the morning; at which time they read the newspapers and talked civil service politics from their point of view with the servants of other divisions, exchanging the bureaucratic gossip.
In the female colleges' hockey event, Rawalpindi Division got walkover against Gujranwala Division, Fiasalabad Division also got walk over against DG Khan Division while Multan Division outclassed Sargodha Division 4-0.
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Bruins' standout Joshua Shin leads the division with 40 points.
Davis, Northwest Division (Washington); Sharon Van Valin, teacher
NCAA Division III David Brandt, Messiah College (PA)
Lumsdaine as associate director for Quantitative Risk Management, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation.
Bellanca is the recipient of the 2004 TAPPI Environmental Division Leadership and Service Award.