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Noun1.compartmentalisation - a mild state of dissociation
disassociation, dissociation - a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
2.compartmentalisation - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same typecompartmentalisation - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
grouping - the activity of putting things together in groups
indexing - the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
reclassification - classifying something again (usually in a new category)
relegation - the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
stratification - the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
taxonomy - practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
typology - classification according to general type
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Compartmentalisation is a security approach whereby a system is segmented into several domains that are protected independently, whilst at the same time, efficient security designs help limit the surface area susceptible to attack and correctly protect the exposed areas.
Then you introduce people and the things they bring with them and as the building gets older and the changes that are made internally with those units and within them those units can compromise the compartmentalisation between flats.
Pakistan is a country where there is no compartmentalisation of minorities or majorities whether we are Muslims, Christians, Hindus or belong to any other sect.
Diplomats said here, on the basis of anonymity, that there was a serious attempt to get "compartmentalisation" of the Syrian and Ukrainian issues to avoid "contamination" from the Syrian conflict which could harm a solution in Ukraine.
The museum will adopt a unique curatorial trail that moves away from the traditional compartmentalisation of artworks and artefacts by their geographical origins or traditional chronologies of art history.
Saturn suggests compartmentalisation, something you're not usually good at but Saturn's powers can most definitely help.