partition

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partition(
par
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tih
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (architecture)
a. el tabique
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This is quite a big room; we could put in a partition and make it into two separate bedrooms for the boys.Este es un cuarto bastante grande; podemos colocar un tabique y convertirlo en dos habitaciones separadas para los niños.
2. (political)
a. la partición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My grandfather was born in Ireland before partition.Mi abuelo nació en Irlanda antes de la partición.
b. la división
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My husband's family had to abandon their house following the partition of Cyprus.La familia de mi marido tuvo que abandonar su casa tras la división de Chipre.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (architecture)
a. dividir con un tabique
We decided to partition the kitchen to make a separate kitchen and dining-room.Decidimos dividir la cocina con un tabique para tener una cocina y un comedor separados.
4. (political)
a. dividir
The country was partitioned in 1921.El país fue dividido en 1921.
5. (legal)
a. repartir
The property will be partitioned among the heirs.La propiedad se repartirá entre los herederos.
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partition
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in room)
a. el tabique
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (country)
a. dividir
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partition [pɑːˈtɪʃən]
noun
1 (wall) tabique (m)
2 (Pol) partición (f); división (f)
transitive verb
1 (divide) [+country] partir; dividir; (share) repartir;among entre;
2 [+room, area] tabicar; dividir con tabiques
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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