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The process or action of separating or dividing

division

noun

the process of separating people or things into smaller groups or parts

division

noun

the process of separating something into smaller parts and sharing it among two or more people

separation

noun

the act of separating two or more things, or the fact that they are separated

split

noun

a way of dividing something

segmentation

noun

the process of dividing something into segments, or of being divided into segments

allocation

noun

the process of deciding to give an amount or share of something to someone

share-out

noun

an act of dividing something between people

rationing

noun

the system of allowing people to have only a fixed amount of something such as food or petrol when there is not much available

subdivision

noun

the process of subdividing something

disengagement

noun

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