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Definition of carve up

What is the definition of "carve up"?
  • carve upverb
  • 1. To cut into pieces.
    2. To divide or dismember, separate into parts


  • carve upnoun
  • 1. The act or instance of dishonestly prearranging the result of a competition.
    2. The distribution of something, as of money or booty.


Use "carve up" in a sentence
  • "For bin Laden, the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement, the secret plan to carve up the disintegrating Ottoman Empire between the French and British, has the same resonance that the 1919 Treaty of Versailles did for Hitler."

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