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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin partitio, from partire; PART2

partition

1 noun
     
Related topics: Household, Government
par‧ti‧tion1
1 [countable]DH a thin wall that separates one part of a room from another
2 [uncountable]PG the action of separating a country into two or more independent countries
partition of
the partition of India

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