Partitionment Par*ti"tion*ment, n. The act of partitioning. [1913 Webster]

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  • division — n 1. separation, partitionment, segmentation; disconnection, detachment, disjunction, splitting, scissure; severance, parting, disunion, dismemberment; partition, split, break, breach, rupture. 2. section, part, slice, piece, component, segment;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • severance — n 1. sunderance, chopping or cutting off, slicing or shearing off, bobbing, docking, lopping off, detachment, Both Bot. abstriction, abjunction; cleavage, cleaving, splitting, fissure, scission; division, halving, bisection, bifidity, bifurcation …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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