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departmentalize (redirected from departmentalizes)
To organize into departments.
de′part·men′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
departmentalize (ˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz) or
(tr) to organize into departments, esp excessively
ˌdepartˌmentaliˈzation, ˌdepartˌmentaliˈsation n
de•part•men•tal•ize (dɪ pɑrtˈmɛn tlˌaɪz, ˌdi pɑrt-)
v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to divide into departments.
Past participle: departmentalized
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