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compartmentalize

com·part·men·tal·ize

compartmentalize

pronunciation:
km part men t laIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: compartmentalized, compartmentalizes, compartmentalizing
definition: to divide or separate into compartments or categories.
similar words:
compartment
derivation: compartmentalization (n.)