Division - Society


  • Administrative division, also known as a Country subdivision
  • Census division, an official term in Canada and the United States
  • Diairesis, Plato's method of definition by division
  • Division (business), of a business entity is a distinct part of that business but the primary business is legally responsible for all of the obligations and debts of the division
  • Division (country subdivision), a name for a subsidiary state or prefecture of a country
  • Division (sport), a group of teams in organised sport who compete for a divisional title
  • Division (military), a unit typically consisting of between 10,000 to 20,000 troops
  • In parliamentary procedure:
    • Division of the assembly, to undertake a different voting method than the default
    • Division of a question, to split a question into two or more questions
  • Partition (politics), the process of changing national borders or separating political entities
  • Police division, a large territorial unit of the British police

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Famous quotes containing the word society:

    Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. Who shall say that this is not the golden age of mutual trust, of unlimited reliance upon human promises? That is a peculiar condition of society which enables a whole nation to instantly recognize point and meaning in the familiar newspaper anecdote, which puts into the mouth of a distinguished speculator in lands and mines this remark:M”I wasn’t worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two millions of dollars.”
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous.
    Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)

    There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)