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 Meanings and Examples of DIVISION
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division
 n.  dividing one number by another
 n.  something that divides or separates; partition
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Strategic policy during the War was vitiated because of a sharp division between "easterners" and "westerners".
2  Society is challenging the traditional sexual division of labour.
3  In future, staff recruitment will fall within the remit of the division manager.
4  Embryos grow by cell division.
5  The current division of labor between workers and management will alter.
6  He works in the foreign division of the company.
7  The team has accustomed itself to the pace of first division rugby.
8  He rescued the company and later spun off its textile division into a separate company.
9  There was a division of opinion on the matter.
10  A researcher from our division gave a talk today about recent advances in cancer treatment.
11  Sometimes there is no simple division between good and evil.
12  Is that a fair division of the money?
13  ABC's standards and practices division agreed to an unprecedented waiver allowing frontal nudity during the lengthy holocaust sequences.
14  The divisions we see in this school are the epitome of those occurring throughout the whole country.
15  Cell divisions during development occur in a fixed sequence.
Classic Sentence: (89 in 6 pages)
1  Their father returned to his division and his wife, and only rarely sent his sons large sheets of grey paper, scrawled over in a bold clerkly hand.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  The best quarters in the village were assigned to cavalry-captain Denisov, the squadron commander, known throughout the whole cavalry division as Vaska Denisov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
3  On the thirtieth he attacked Mortier's division, which was on the left bank, and broke it up.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX
4  Count Nostitz, the Austrian general occupying the advanced posts, believed Murat's emissary and retired, leaving Bagration's division exposed.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
5  A few minutes after the Emperor had passed, the Pavlograd division was ordered to advance.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
6  Go, my dear fellow, and see whether the third division has passed the village.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
7  Overtaking the battalions that continued to advance, he stopped the third division and convinced himself that there really were no sharpshooters in front of our columns.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
8  It had been neither at Pultusk nor at Preussisch-Eylau and, when it joined the army in the field in the second half of the campaign, was attached to Platov's division.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XV
9  Platov's division was acting independently of the main army.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XV
10  It was a cavalry general who had obtained the Emperor's special favor during this campaign, and who had formerly commanded the division in which Rostov was serving.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XX
11  He spoke a few words to some of the generals, and, recognizing the former commander of Rostov's division, smiled and beckoned to him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XX
12  Two officers of his own division joined him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XXI
13  The colonel said that the commander of the division was a mile and a quarter away and would receive Balashev and conduct him to his destination.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV
14  The sharpshooters of Morand's division and of the vice-King's division will open a heavy fire on seeing the attack commence on the right wing.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVII
15  General Campan's division did not seize the first fortification but was driven back, for on emerging from the wood it had to reform under grapeshot, of which Napoleon was unaware.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXVII