Section and Subdivision


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Section noun – A self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical).
Usage example: he always turns first to the business section

Subdivision is a synonym for section in part topic. In some cases you can use "Subdivision" instead a noun "Section", when it comes to topics like division. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sectioned, sector, sect, sectioning, sectional
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Subdivision noun – A section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided.
Section is a synonym for subdivision in part topic. You can use "Section" instead the word "Subdivision" as a noun or a verb. popular alternative
Nearby Words: subdivide, subdividing, subdivided, subdivisible
Synonyms for Subdivision
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