Definition of "partition"
  1. A court-directed separation or selling of property, typically real estate, jointly owned by multiple individuals
How to use "partition" in a sentence
  1. The siblings resolved their dispute over their inherited estate through a partition.
  2. After their falling out, the business partners decided on a partition to separate their shared assets.
  3. The land, co-owned by different parties, was not distributed until the court mediated and enforced a partition.

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