- n. 划分，分开；[数] 分割；隔墙；隔离物
- vt. [数] 分割；分隔；区分
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- partition (n.)
- early 15c., "division into shares, distinction," from Old French particion (12c.), from Latin partitionem (nominative partitio) "a sharing, division, partition, distribution; method of dividing," from past participle stem of partire "to part" (see part (v.)). Sense of "that which separates" first recorded late 15c.
- partition (v.)
- 1741, from partition (n.). Related: Partitioned; partitioning.
- 1. He moved carefully over what remained of partition walls.
- 2. the partition of Germany after the war
- 3. There is a plywood partition between the two rooms.
- 4. She tapped on the glass partition and the car stopped.
- 5. Britain was accused of trying to partition the country "because of historic enmity"
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