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Definitionsomething that divides space, the act of dividing into parts, or a divided part
- It was a little inn where Mr. Micawber put up, and he occupied a little room in it, partitioned off from the commercial room, and strongly flavoured with tobacco-smoke.Chapters 16-18 (73% in)
- The landlord in his shirt-sleeves, leaning against the bar window-frame; his wife looking over the little half-door; and I, in some confusion, looking up at them from outside the partition.Chapters 10-12 (61% in)
- I am of this opinion, because, while I was reading the newspaper, I observed him behind a low wooden partition, which was his private apartment, very busy pouring out of a number of those vessels into one, like a chemist and druggist making up a prescription.Chapters 19-21 (29% in)
There are no more uses of "partition" in David Copperfield.
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