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partition in Government topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpartitionpar‧ti‧tion1 /pɑːˈtɪʃən $ pər-, pɑːr-/ noun  1 [countable]DH a thin wall that separates one part of a room from another2 [uncountable]PG the action of separating a country into two or more independent countriespartition of the partition of India
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partitionRichard, like a good commander, sensed the uneasiness of the meeting, even through the solid teak partition.He said they had national characteristics and that partition would be disastrous.When we hear Frau Braun coming, I hastily drop the gauze over the cradle and hide behind the partition.Then I heard quiet footsteps moving behind the partition wall.I almost do not hear the women pleading behind the partition.The soldiers, so far, had also not taken behind the partition any women with children.Now they slept with Timmy's cot wedged between the partition and his bed.When a new item is to be added to the partition, it is added at the top.partition ofthe partition of Czechoslovakia