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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sub·di·vi·sion /ˈsʌbdəˌvɪʒən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sub·di·vi·sion /ˈsəbdəˌvɪʒən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·di·vi·sion n.
 1. The act of subdividing, or separating a part into smaller parts.
 2. A part of a thing made by subdividing.
    In the decimal table, the subdivision of the cubit, as span, palm, and digit, are deduced from the shorter cubit.   --Arbuthnot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an area composed of subdivided lots
      2: the act of subdividing; division of something previously
      3: an administrative division of some larger or more complex
         organization; "a branch of Congress" [syn: branch, arm]
      4: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or
         musical); "he always turns first to the business section";
         "the history of this work is discussed in the next
         section" [syn: section]
      5: a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of
         something already divided [syn: subsection]