compartmentalize

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Etymology[edit]

compartmental +‎ -ize.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kɒmpɑː(ɹ)tˈmɛnt(ə)laɪz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kəmˌpɑɹtˈmɛntəlˌaɪz/, /kəmpɑɹtˈmɛntl̩ˌaɪz/
  • Hyphenation: com‧part‧men‧tal‧ize

Verb[edit]

compartmentalize ‎(third-person singular simple present compartmentalizes, present participle compartmentalizing, simple past and past participle compartmentalized)

  1. (transitive) To separate something into different categories or compartments.

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