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Noun
The action of separating something into parts or the process of being separated
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“Panikkar explicitly recognized this problem and advocated a partition of the state into two parts.”
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A structure dividing a space into two parts
“It is divided into two rooms by means of a concrete partition.”
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A separate section or part of a structure or container
“The birds make a small partition for their eggs in the nest with stalks of grass.”
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The action of allocating portions of a whole to various entities or members
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“The partition of the loot was rather unequal between officers and soldiers.”
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A notional limit or boundary
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The state or characteristic of being separate or isolated from others
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A person, country, or organization that has joined a group, society, or team
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A thin layer that covers something, in the general sense
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Shared wall
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The principles governing any of various forms of analysis
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A particular district of a town
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A defensive wall
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To divide into separate parts
“After long discussions about a possible joint administration, it was decided in July 1965 to partition the zone into two equal parts.”
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To section off an area or space
“Several curtains were to be hung on rails to partition off the room.”
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To allocate a pool or total among several members
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“The court is asked to decree one-half of the property, consisting of several lots, to the Quinn estate and then partition the shares among the heirs.”
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To separate or isolate
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To split apart
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To divide or cause to divide into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions or beliefs
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To assign to a particular category, typically an overly restrictive one
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To divide into, or organize according to, regions
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To distribute or spread over a wide area
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