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noun subdivision pronunciation in American English /ˈsʌbdɪˌvɪʒ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] American an area of land that has been divided into smaller parts for building houses on
    They live in a new subdivision on the west side of town.
  2. 2
    [countable] one small part of something that has already been divided into several larger parts
    Each department will be split into four subdivisions.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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