Academic Vocabulary in Context – Divide

electoral divisions — divisional headquarters — division is composed of — is divided between — disappointing and divisive — making divisive statements — divided the room into two sections — is divided up — divides the meat — Engineering Division Manager’s job — petty and divisive mentality — divide fourteen by two — remains a divisive figure — multiplication and division — divide and conquer — divided the management

1. The …….. was advertised on a website before he was told he had been retrenched and this had a profoundly negative effect on the morale of all employees.

2. I … with a partition and I use one for sleep and study and the other for cooking and eating.

3. The Prime Minister said last week’s attempt to unseat him was …….. and he wanted to get on with the job of governing the country.

4. Even though his dictatorship ended many years ago, Franco … in Spain because his regime was not democratic.

5. She usually …….. into parcels of 500 grammes each and freezes them separately so they can easily be used at a later date.

6. His statements about the poorly educated lower class sections of the population are just another indication of his ………

7. …….. are more difficult than addition and subtraction because they are more complex mathematical operations.

8. …….. and emphasising our differences will undermine us and defeat us, but focusing on what we have in common and uniting on that basis could lead us to victory in the election.

9. The State …….. into …… which are called electorates.

10. If you …….., you get seven.

11. …….. was shelled by enemy artillery so the location had to be moved to a safer area.

12. In most armies …….. several regiments or brigades and generally consists of between ten and thirty thousand soldiers.

13. The problem of where to locate the new factory …….., with some strong opinions expressed, and no solution had been reached at the close of the meeting.

14. Most of Borneo …….. Malaysia and Indonesia, but there is also a third nation which has territory on that island.

15. By sowing mistrust among the different factions it is possible to …….. by subterfuge.

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