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department
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 5
1. A part, portion, or subdivision.
2. A distinct course of life, action, study, or the like; appointed sphere or walk; province.
3. A territorial division; a district; esp., in France, one of the districts composed of several arrondissements into which the country is divided for governmental purposes; as, the of the Loire.
4. A military subdivision of a country; as, the of the Potomac.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Subdivision of business or official duty; especially, one of the principal divisions of executive government; as, the treasury department; the war department; also, in a university, one of the divisions of instruction; as, the medical department; the department of physics.
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