Definition of 'split'
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Yet another instance is where there has been rapid turnover or a church split. Christianity Today (2000)But the leather seats are scuffed and splitting at the seams. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Many of those harvested are smaller with more blemishes on the skin or splits in the tubers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hundreds of thousands of public sector jobs will go and could provoke coalition splits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The wood is very brittle and branches often split when being pruned. The Sun (2010)They split into two groups and took slightly different directions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not possible to split the two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The split is also said to be affecting her sleeping and eating habits. The Sun (2014)The plan is likely to cause splits in all parties. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes parents are split in their approach to handling this. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The couple split ownership between them and received equal share of the profits as dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This will lead to a split in the cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This third way precisely splits the difference. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Other members appeared more relaxed about splitting the votes if the affected bidders accept it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What is the polite way to split a bill after dinner out? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your lump sum might be split into six equal amounts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To do it with a split dressing room is like fighting with one hand tied behind your back. The Sun (2015)Members of the party may now split away and form their own parties to take part in the election. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The splits in the party extend to the gilded social circle that seized control of the party a decade ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will the church divide or split? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The doorman suffered a split lip. The Sun (2012)When those who did not spoke up, churches sometimes split into factions. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Under the scheme, mothers and fathers can take time off at the same time or split their parental leave. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It only has five petals, but they are split so deeply down the middle that it seems to have double that number. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'split'
British English: split /splɪt/ VERB
If something splits, or if you split it, it is divided into two or more parts.
In the storm, the ship split in two.
- American English: split
- Arabic: يُقَسِّمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dividir
- Chinese: 分岔
- Croatian: raskoliti
- Czech: rozštípnout (se)
- Danish: splitte
- Dutch: splitsen
- European Spanish: dividir partir
- Finnish: pilkkoa
- French: fendre
- German: spalten
- Greek: διαιρώ
- Italian: spaccare
- Japanese: 割る
- Korean: (...으로) 쪼개다
- Norwegian: splitte
- Polish: rozłupać
- European Portuguese: dividir
- Romanian: a scinda
- Russian: раскалывать
- Spanish: dividir
- Swedish: dela upp
- Thai: แยก
- Turkish: ayırmak
- Ukrainian: ділити
- Vietnamese: vỡ
British English: split NOUN
A split in an organization is a disagreement between its members.
They accused both radicals and conservatives of trying to provoke a split in the party.
Definition of split from the Collins English Dictionary
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