Carve up and Split

Carve up

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Carve up verb – Separate into parts or portions.
Usage example: The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

Split is a synonym for carve up. In some cases you can use "Split" instead a verb "Carve up".
Synonyms for Carve up


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Split verb – Separate into parts or portions.
Carve up is a synonym for split in share out topic. You can use "Carve up" instead a verb "Split", if it concerns topics such as divide into parts.
Nearby Words: splice, splitting, splitter
Synonyms for Split
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