There are 2 translations of partition in Spanish:

partition1

Pronunciation: /pərˈtɪʃən; pɑːr-; pɑːˈtɪʃən/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (screen) tabique (m) a glass partition una mampara de vidrio or (Esp) de cristal 1.2 (divider) separador (m)
    More example sentences
    • Use interior walls or partitions to redefine the garage space.
    • Light-colored walls and partitions make spaces feel bright and help distribute light around the space, filling in shadows and making minimum light levels easier to achieve.
    • Distribution of natural light through the use of glass walls, low workstation partitions or glass within the workstations is one of the most effective tools available for softening a workspace.
  • 2 u c (dividing) división (f), partición (f)
    More example sentences
    • In 1846 the British installed a Hindu prince as ruler, and Hindus governed the area until partition of the subcontinent in 1947.
    • In short, one way or another, the politics of secessionism, separatism and partition have only succeeded in entrenching international domination over the entire region.
    • In 1947 partition divided their homeland and those finding themselves in Pakistan suffered terrible losses making their way to India.

Definition of partition in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of partition in Spanish:

partition2

vt

  • 1.1 [country/territory] dividir
    More example sentences
    • Their objective is to partition Macedonia, breaking off a chunk of territory on its western border as an Albanian enclave that would join with Kosovo and Albania.
    • More and more the division of labour partitioned the family, with Toye assuming total responsibility for the running of the house.
    • These statistics partition genetic diversity into subdivisions within and among populations.
    1.2 [room/corridor] dividir con un tabique/con una mampara
    More example sentences
    • The sink, dishwasher, fridge and so on are all either built behind the oversized cupboard that holds the crockery and also partitions the room, or behind one of the old doors that are no longer used.
    • Three-panel screens, big enough to partition a room with, can be fitted with full-size canvas images and cost from £475.
    • They snuck in and closed the door behind them, pulling the curtain shut that partitioned the room.

Phrasal verbs

partition off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
separar, dividir (con un tabique, una mampara etc)

Definition of partition in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.