Definition of 'partition'

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The plan for partition offered a way out and we took it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She lingered on the other side of a smudged glass partition and gazed back at me. Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Previously she had been allowed to see her daughter and son only through a glass partition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some escaped after a bouncer battered down a partition wall. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She knocked down partition walls to open up the rooms and whitewashed the walls. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He realised that the partition walls could be removed by force. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That means opposing the forced partition of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are linked by double doors that slide into the partition wall to increase the sense of space. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Buyers request partition walls that ensure absolute privacy from your driver because most do not drive the cars themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It sounded as if a boot had been planted through a partition wall and was now being twisted and flexed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So they paid builders 300 to take a sledgehammer to two partition walls. The Sun (2012)One of the conditions was that the partition walls were not allowed to be fixed to any of the original stone or timber. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My 31-year-old colleague was sitting just the other side of a partition wall. The Sun (2015)It is really very easy if it's a partition wall. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I would like to remove a very ugly partition wall and move the kitchen and bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a flexible space, with sliding screens that partition off parts of the house for extra privacy when needed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On the ground floor, a partition wall was removed between the old dining room and what was the old kitchen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Glass and rain sprayed into the room through the sizeable hole, showering over the partition wall which divided off the kitchen. Edward Beauclerk Maurice THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)These stoves are designed to be inset into a wall or room partition, but your rooms do need to be reasonably open plan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So much so, that one client is installing art behind a glass partition so that he can admire his collection as he goes to park. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he added: 'There was just a thin partition wall. The Sun (2011)Having been kept behind a glass partition for years, it has only 2,000 miles on the clock. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was then supposedly involved in an altercation in a taxi, where he allegedly caused damage to a glass partition, but no evidence of this was found. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

Synonyms of 'partition'

screen, wall, barrier, divider
division, splitting, dividing, separation
separate, screen, divide, fence off
divide, separate, segment, split up

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Translations for 'partition'

British English: partition NOUN
A partition is a wall, screen, or divider that separates one part of a room, vehicle, or other space from another.
...new offices divided only by glass partitions.
British English: partition VERB
If you partition a room, you separate one part of it from another by means of a partition.
Bedrooms have again been created by partitioning a single larger room.
  • American English: partition
  • Brazilian Portuguese: separar com tabique
  • Chinese: 隔断
  • European Spanish: dividir con un tabique
  • French: cloisonner
  • German: aufteilen
  • Italian: dividere con un tramezzo
  • Japanese: >仕切る部屋などを
  • Korean: 칸을 나누다
  • European Portuguese: separar com tabique
  • Spanish: dividir con un tabique


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