section

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section


Section is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
section

Plural
sections

A section is cut out of this pie
  1. (countable) A section of a thing or place is a part of it.
    The police closed one section of the road because of the accident.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
section

Third-person singular
sections

Past tense
sectioned

Past participle
sectioned

Present participle
sectioning

  1. (transitive) If you section something, you divide it into parts.