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Pronunciation: /diˈvidere/

Translation of dividere in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 6 (scomporre, distinguere in parti)dividere qualcosa a metà
    to halve something, to divide something in half, to split something down the middle
    dividere la classe in tre gruppi
    to divide the class o to split the class up into three groups
    dividere un libro in capitoli
    to organize a book into chapters
    dividere in lotti
    to lot (terreno)
    dividere una parola in sillabe
    to break a word down o up into syllables, to syllabify a word

also: dividersi verbo pronominale

  • 3 (suddividersi) (persone, oggetti, esempi)
    to be divided, to be split (in into)
    -rsi in due, dieci parti
    to be divided into two, ten parts
    il movimento si divide in due grandi tendenze
    the movement is divided o split into two broad tendencies
    il dizionario si divide in due parti
    the dictionary is divided into two parts


non posso dividermi in due

I can't be in two places at once, I've only got two hands

divide et impera

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