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1partition/pɑɚˈtɪʃən/noun
pluralpartitions
1partition
/pɑɚˈtɪʃən/
noun
pluralpartitions
Learner's definition of PARTITION  
[count]  : a wall or screen that separates one area from another
— see picture at office
[noncount]  : the division of a country into separate political units
2partition/pɑɚˈtɪʃən/verb
partitionspartitionedpartitioning
2partition
/pɑɚˈtɪʃən/
verb
partitionspartitionedpartitioning
Learner's definition of PARTITION  
[+ object]
formal  : to divide (something) into parts or shares
: to divide (a country) into two or more parts having separate political status

partition off

[phrasal verb]
partition (something) off or partition off (something) 
: to separate (an area or part of a room) by using a wall, screen, etc.
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