compartmentalisation

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compartmentalize or compartmentalise (ˌkɒmpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(usually tr) to put or divide into (compartments, categories, etc), esp to an excessive degree
 
compartmentalise or compartmentalise
 
vb
 
compartmentali'zation or compartmentalise
 
n
 
compartmentali'sation or compartmentalise
 
n

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compartmentalisation

noun
1. a mild state of dissociation [syn: compartmentalization
2. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type [syn: categorization
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