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In 1999, I got fired as coach of New England. In three years in New England, we actually did better than most people think. We were 27-21, won the AFC division title, went to the playoffs twice.
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Meaning of "division" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DIVISION

From Latin dīvīsiō, from dīvidere to divide.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DIVISION

division  [dɪˈvɪʒən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIVISION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Division is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DIVISION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of division in the English dictionary

The first definition of division in the dictionary is the act of dividing or state of being divided. Other definition of division is the act of sharing out; distribution. Division is also something that divides or keeps apart, such as a boundary.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIVISION


cablevision
ˈkeɪbəlˌvɪʒən
decision
dɪˈsɪʒən
envision
ɪnˈvɪʒən
equation
ɪˈkweɪʒən
Eurovision
ˈjʊərəʊˌvɪʒən
misdivision
ˌmɪsdɪˈvɪʒən
night-vision
ˈnaɪtˌvɪʒən
occasion
əˈkeɪʒən
precision
prɪˈsɪʒən
pretelevision
ˌpriːtɛlɪˈvɪʒən
prevision
prɪˈvɪʒən
provision
prəˈvɪʒən
redivision
ˌriːdɪˈvɪʒən
reprovision
ˌriːprəˈvɪʒən
revision
rɪˈvɪʒən
stereovision
ˈstɛrɪəʊˌvɪʒən
subdivision
ˈsʌbdɪˌvɪʒən
supervision
ˌsuːpəˈvɪʒən
television
ˈtɛlɪˌvɪʒən
vision
ˈvɪʒən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIVISION

divinization
divinize
divisibility
divisible
divisibleness
division bell
division lobby
division of labour
division sign
divisional
divisional coin
Divisional Court
divisionally
divisionary
divisionism
divisionist
divisive
divisively
divisiveness
divisor

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIVISION

blurred vision
cable television
cell division
circumcision
collision
colour television
commercial television
commission
concision
double vision
educational television
excision
field of vision
incision
indecision
infantry division
interactive television
long division
night vision
panzer division
satellite television

Synonyms and antonyms of division in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DIVISION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «division» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of division

Translation of «division» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DIVISION

Find out the translation of division to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of division from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «division» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

部门
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

división
570 millions of speakers

English

division
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विभाजन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَقْسِيم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разделение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

divisão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিভাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

division
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bahagian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Teilung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

分割
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

분할
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Divisi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự chia tách
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரிவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विभागणी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bölünme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

divisione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dzielenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поділ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

diviziune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διαίρεση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

afdeling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

division
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

deling
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of division

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIVISION»

The term «division» is very widely used and occupies the 2.967 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIVISION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «division» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «division» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about division

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10 QUOTES WITH «DIVISION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word division.
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Jane Asher
The things you leave school knowing - some dates and long division - so much of it has been of no use to me. Schools should teach the basics of cookery, first aid, how to look after your money and how to speak foreign languages. Useful things.
2
Jose Maria Aznar
There are the countries of the north of Europe taking decisions and the countries of the south of Europe that are living under intervention. This division exists.
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Chadwick Boseman
I'm the kind of guy who comes home and checks scores for everything. I'm a sports fan in general, so I pretty much keep up with who's ahead in a division and everything that's going on.
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Bruce Boxleitner
They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in.
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Jerry Brown
Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.
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John Buford
There was splendid fighting on the part of the division on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th. There was no faltering or hesitation. Each man went to work determined to carry anything in reason.
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Candace Bushnell
I was incredibly determined - I wrote short stories, I wrote the beginnings of novels. I wrote a little children's book and sent it to the editor-in-chief of the children's division of Simon and Schuster and she asked me to write a little children's book for a series she was doing.
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Giraldus Cambrensis
Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this division, more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory.
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Pete Carroll
In 1999, I got fired as coach of New England. In three years in New England, we actually did better than most people think. We were 27-21, won the AFC division title, went to the playoffs twice.
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Emanuel Cleaver
There is more power in unity than division.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIVISION»

Discover the use of division in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to division and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Division of Labor in Society
Revised for the first time in over thirty years, this edition of Emile Durkheim’s masterful work on the nature and scope of sociology is updated with a new introduction and improved translation by leading scholar Steven Lukes that puts ...
Emile Durkheim, 2014
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Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution
Fair Division, unlike most research on fairness in the social sciences and mathematics, is devoted solely to the analysis of constructive procedures for actually dividing things up and resolving disputes, including indivisible items or ...
Steven J. Brams, Alan D. Taylor, 1996
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The New Division of Labor: How Computers are Creating the ...
The answer they offer is simple and powerful."--James B. Rebitzer, Case Western Reserve University "This book, through a wealth of examples, gives the reader a concrete sense of how computers have changed the nature of the workplace.
Frank Levy, Richard J. Murnane, 2005
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Division
The world of division is explored in the setting of a hardware store. Through modeling, readers will explore the meaning of division, the connection between division and subtraction, and the relationship between division and multiplication.
Ann Becker, 2009
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Lessons for Introducing Division: Grades 3-4
Support mathematical understanding in your instructional program through this rich collection of easy-to-use teaching resources.
Maryann Wickett, Susan Ohanian, Marilyn Burns, 2002
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Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
This book will provide the reader with a concise introduction to the use of spread spectrum waveforms in multiple user systems, often termed code division multiple access or CDMA.
R. Michael Buehrer, 2006
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Fair Division and Collective Welfare
The microeconomic approach to distributive justice.
Hervé Moulin, 2004
8
Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division
The story is now legendary: in 1980, on the heels of their groundbreaking debut, Unknown Pleasures, and on the eve of their first U.S. tour, the band was rent asunder by the tragic death of their enigmatic lead singer, Ian Curtis.
Peter Hook, 2013
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Division
A group of children introduce division, using everyday examples and practice problems.
Sheila Cato, 1999
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Theory of Code Division Multiple Access Communication
Theory of Code Division Multiple Access Communication provides a lucid introduction and overview of CDMA concepts and methods for both the professional and the advanced student.
Kamil Sh. Zigangirov, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIVISION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term division is used in the context of the following news items.
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Freedom Division tops Liberty Division in Atlantic League All-Star …
Freedom's second baseman Delwyn Young tries to recover the ball during Atlantic League All-Star Game action at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard ... «CT Post, Jul 15»
2
Microsoft announces 7800 job cuts from phone division, writes off …
Microsoft announces 7,800 job cuts from phone division, writes off ... will be cut from the mobile division working on Windows Phone hardware. «The Next Web, Jul 15»
3
Potential split may not affect Division II programs
Like most Division II schools in Tennessee, creative scheduling and expensive travel bills are the norm. White said it took him four months to ... «Clarksville Leaf Chronicle, Jul 15»
4
Ag Department Revises Division Name
Jim Gillespie, director of the now Division of Soil Conservation & Water Quality, says they've been working with water quality efforts for decades ... «whotv.com, Jul 15»
5
Vanderbilt AD warns against further NCAA division
With legislation still threatening to radically change the NCAA model, influential leaders like Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick have ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
6
Danville pulls closer to Bluefield in East Division standings
Danville (6-9) moved within a half game of Bluefield for fourth place in the five-team East Division. The Braves will entertain the Blue Jays ... «Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
7
Blogtable: Toughest (and easiest) division?
Provided all the agreed-to free-agent deals happen, which division ... to go wandering into that Southwest Division, the NBA's equivalent of the ... «NBA.com, Jul 15»
8
Detroit Pistons: Improved, But So Is Central Division
Sure, Greg Monroe is gone to division rival Milwaukee (more on the Bucks in a moment), but the roster now fits better with what head coach ... «Hoops Habit, Jul 15»
9
Grading the Central Division: How Does the Dallas Stars Offseason …
For better or worse, the Stars Central Division foes have not been quiet this offseason. The division housing the Stanley Cup champion and 5 ... «Defending Big D, Jul 15»
10
Homer baseball posts top GPA in Division 3
Homer posted the top grade point average in Division 3 at 3.582 to earn academic all-state honors from the Michigan High School Baseball ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Division [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/division>. Dec 2019 ».
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