departmentalize

departmentalize

[dih-pahrt-men-tl-ahyz, dee-pahrt-]
verb (used with object), departmentalized, departmentalizing.
to divide into departments.
Also, especially British, departmentalise.


Origin:
1895–1900; departmental + -ize

departmentalization, noun
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departmentalize or departmentalise (ˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to organize into departments, esp excessively
 
departmentalise or departmentalise
 
vb
 
departmentali'zation or departmentalise
 
n
 
departmentali'sation or departmentalise
 
n

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