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com·part·men·tal·ize

 (kŏm′pärt-mĕn′tl-īz′, kəm-pärt′-)
tr.v. com·part·men·tal·ized, com·part·men·tal·iz·ing, com·part·men·tal·iz·es
To separate into distinct parts, categories, or compartments: "You learn ... even the ability to compartmentalize ethics" (Ellen Goodman).

com′part·men′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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compartmentalize

(ˌkɒmpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz) or

compartmentalise

vb
(usually tr) to put or divide into (compartments, categories, etc), esp to an excessive degree
ˌcompartˌmentaliˈzation, ˌcompartˌmentaliˈsation n
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com•part•men•tal•ize

(kəm pɑrtˈmɛn tlˌaɪz, ˌkɒm pɑrt-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to divide into categories or compartments.
[1920–25]
com•part•men`tal•i•za′tion, n.
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compartmentalize


Past participle: compartmentalized
Gerund: compartmentalizing

Imperative
compartmentalize
compartmentalize
Present
I compartmentalize
you compartmentalize
he/she/it compartmentalizes
we compartmentalize
you compartmentalize
they compartmentalize
Preterite
I compartmentalized
you compartmentalized
he/she/it compartmentalized
we compartmentalized
you compartmentalized
they compartmentalized
Present Continuous
I am compartmentalizing
you are compartmentalizing
he/she/it is compartmentalizing
we are compartmentalizing
you are compartmentalizing
they are compartmentalizing
Present Perfect
I have compartmentalized
you have compartmentalized
he/she/it has compartmentalized
we have compartmentalized
you have compartmentalized
they have compartmentalized
Past Continuous
I was compartmentalizing
you were compartmentalizing
he/she/it was compartmentalizing
we were compartmentalizing
you were compartmentalizing
they were compartmentalizing
Past Perfect
I had compartmentalized
you had compartmentalized
he/she/it had compartmentalized
we had compartmentalized
you had compartmentalized
they had compartmentalized
Future
I will compartmentalize
you will compartmentalize
he/she/it will compartmentalize
we will compartmentalize
you will compartmentalize
they will compartmentalize
Future Perfect
I will have compartmentalized
you will have compartmentalized
he/she/it will have compartmentalized
we will have compartmentalized
you will have compartmentalized
they will have compartmentalized
Future Continuous
I will be compartmentalizing
you will be compartmentalizing
he/she/it will be compartmentalizing
we will be compartmentalizing
you will be compartmentalizing
they will be compartmentalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been compartmentalizing
you have been compartmentalizing
he/she/it has been compartmentalizing
we have been compartmentalizing
you have been compartmentalizing
they have been compartmentalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been compartmentalizing
you will have been compartmentalizing
he/she/it will have been compartmentalizing
we will have been compartmentalizing
you will have been compartmentalizing
they will have been compartmentalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been compartmentalizing
you had been compartmentalizing
he/she/it had been compartmentalizing
we had been compartmentalizing
you had been compartmentalizing
they had been compartmentalizing
Conditional
I would compartmentalize
you would compartmentalize
he/she/it would compartmentalize
we would compartmentalize
you would compartmentalize
they would compartmentalize
Past Conditional
I would have compartmentalized
you would have compartmentalized
he/she/it would have compartmentalized
we would have compartmentalized
you would have compartmentalized
they would have compartmentalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.compartmentalize - separate into isolated compartments or categories; "You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"
disunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
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compartmentalize

compartmentalise
verb categorize or categorise, classify, pigeonhole, sectionalize or sectionalise It is impossible for people to fully compartmentalize their lives.
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Translations

compartmentalize

[ˌkɒmpaːtˈmentəlaɪz] VTdividir en categorías (pej) → aislar en compartimientos estancos, compartimentar
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compartmentalize

[ˌkɒmpɑːrtˈmɛntəlaɪz] vtcompartimenter, cloisonner
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compartmentalize

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compartmentalize

[ˌkɒmpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz] vtdividere in compartimenti
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Shetty Kundra has stood for having a good work-life balance, and says compartmentalising life is important.
I sound like I'm a neurotic mess, but what I'm very good at is compartmentalising. That's work, and this is home" Actress Sarah Lancashire "I am delighted the judges deemed there was sufficient snap in my celery" Actress Olivia de Havilland in her message of thanks after being awarded, at the age of 99, the Oldie of the Year accolade "You must be mishearing.
Krishna stated that compartmentalising of the Indian Ocean by China should not hamper trade relations between the two countries.