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divide / separar
 
divide   [dɪˈvaɪd]
A. -transitive verb
1. (=separate)   separar
·the Pyrenees divide France [from] Spain
·los Pirineos separan Francia de España
2. also divide up
(=split)
[+money, work, kingdom]   dividir,   repartir   (among, between   entre)
[+sweets]   repartir   (among, between   entre)
[+apple, orange, cake]   partir,   dividir   (among, between   entre   (into   en)
·they divided it [among] themselves
·se lo repartieron entre nouní
·when he died his property was divided [between] his daughters
·cuando murió su propiedad se repartió or se dividió entre sus hijas
·she tried to divide her time fairly between the children
·intentaba repartir su tiempo de forma equitativa entre los niños
·the house has been divided [into] flats
·la casa se ha dividido en apartamentos
·divide the dough into four pieces
·dividir la masa en cuatro trozos
3. (mathematics)   dividir
·48 divided [by] 8 is 6
·48 dividido entre or por 8 es 6
·divide 6 [into] 36
·divide 36 entre or por 6
·you can't divide 7 into 50
·50 no es divisible entre or por 7
4. (=cause disagreement among)
[+friends, political parties]   dividir
5. (politics)
(British, Great Britain)
·to divide the [House]
·hacer que la Cámara proceda a la votaciónoun
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=separate)
[road, river]   bifurcarse
2. also divide up
(=split)
[cells, people]   dividirse
·we divided [into] groups for the first activity
·nos dividimos en grupos para la primera actividad
·divide and rule
·divide y venceránoun
3. (mathematics)   dividir
4. (British, Great Britain)   (politics)   votar
·the [House] divided
·la Cámara procedió a la votaciónoun
C. -noun
1. (United States)   (geography)   línea (f) divisoria de aguas,   divisoria (f) de aguas
2. (figurative)
(=gap)   divisiónoun (f)
·there is a clear divide between the upper and lower classes
·hay una clara divisiónoun entre las clases superiores y las inferiores
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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