is there any major difference between "divided" and "sub-divided". and how can these words be used
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'Sub-division' is usually used in relation to areas of land. Said areas have already been divided (E.g. separate 'lots' from a contiguous 'block'), so when somebody wishes to divide one of them further, they are said to be sub-dividing.