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[frak-shuh-nl-ahyz] /ˈfræk ʃə nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), fractionalized, fractionalizing.
to divide or splinter into fractions, sections, factions, etc.
Origin of fractionalize
1930-35; fractional + -ize
Related forms
fractionalization, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is important to note that viatical companies typically fractionalize a viator's life insurance policy among many investors.
  • Attempts to fractionalize a department could, however, become deeply complicated and involve difficult judgments and fact-finding.
  • When buying into a fractionalize interest project, you pay a premium only for what you want to use.

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