Undivided
Undivided Un`di*vid"ed, a. 1. Not divided; not separated or disunited; unbroken; whole; continuous; as, plains undivided by rivers or mountains. [1913 Webster]

2. Not set off, as a share in a firm; not made actually separate by division; as, a partner, owning one half in a firm, is said to own an undivided half so long as the business continues and his share is not set off to him. [1913 Webster]

3. Not directed or given to more than one object; as, undivided attention or affection. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. (Bot.) Not lobed, cleft, or branched; entire. [1913 Webster]


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