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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dih-vizh-uh n]
    • /dɪˈvɪʒ ən/
    • /dɪˈvɪʒ.ən.əl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dih-vizh-uh n]
    • /dɪˈvɪʒ ən/

Definitions of divisional word

  • noun divisional the act or process of dividing; state of being divided. 1
  • noun divisional Arithmetic. the operation inverse to multiplication; the finding of a quantity, the quotient, that when multiplied by a given quantity, the divisor, gives another given quantity, the dividend; the process of ascertaining how many times one number or quantity is contained in another. 1
  • noun divisional something that divides or separates; partition. 1
  • noun divisional something that marks a division; dividing line or mark. 1
  • noun divisional one of the parts into which a thing is divided; section. 1
  • noun divisional separation by difference of opinion or feeling; disagreement; dissension. 1

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Origin of divisional

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English divisioun, devisioun (< Anglo-French) < Latin dīvīsiōn- (stem of dīvīsiō), equivalent to dīvīs(us) (see divisible) + -iōn- -ion

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Parts of speech for Divisional


divisional popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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Synonyms for divisional

adj divisional

  • provincial — belonging or peculiar to some particular province; local: the provincial newspaper.
  • regional — of or relating to a region of considerable extent; not merely local: a regional meeting of the Boy Scouts.
  • town — Ithiel [ith-ee-uh l] /ˈɪθ i əl/ (Show IPA), 1784–1844, U.S. architect.
  • limited — confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed: a limited space; limited resources.
  • neighborhood — the area or region around or near some place or thing; vicinity: the kids of the neighborhood; located in the neighborhood of Jackson and Vine streets.

adjective divisional

  • local — low-cal.
  • central — Something that is central is in the middle of a place or area.
  • area — An area is a particular part of a town, a country, a region, or the world.
  • sector — Geometry. a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle.
  • neighbourhood — Standard spelling of neighborhood.

Antonyms for divisional

adj divisional

  • unrestricted — confined; limited.
  • broad-minded — If you describe someone as broad-minded, you approve of them because they are willing to accept types of behaviour which other people consider immoral.
  • broad — Something that is broad is wide.
  • liberal — favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs.
  • foreign — of, relating to, or derived from another country or nation; not native: foreign cars.

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