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phrasal verb [transitive] maths
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present tense
I/you/we/theydivide into
he/she/itdivides into
present participledividing into
past tensedivided into
past participledivided into
  1. divide something into something to do a mathematical calculation to find out how many times a smaller number will fit into a larger number

    Divide 3 into 9.

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the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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a hatred of certain sounds, such as sniffling, mouth noises, breathing or lip smacking

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