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  • v. Present participle of partition.
  • n. The act or result of dividing into partitions; an arrangement of partitions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An analysis into mutually exclusive categories.
  • n. Separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
  • n. the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

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