subdivide into

subdivide something into something

to divide something into parts. They subdivided the land into several valuable parcels. Sam tried to subdivide his large lot into three smaller lots, but the zoning commission wouldn't let him do it.
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The most contentious language in the contract for some teachers relates to small learning communities, an increasingly popular high school reform movement that asks large campuses to thematically subdivide into smaller academies so that students have a more personalized experience.