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frac·tion·al·ize

 (frăk′shə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. frac·tion·al·ized, frac·tion·al·iz·ing, frac·tion·al·iz·es
To divide into separate parts or sections: conflicting interests that tend to fractionalize a society.

frac′tion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

fractionalize

(ˈfrækʃənəˌlaɪz) or

fractionalise

vb (tr)
to break into separate parts

frac•tion•al•ize

(ˈfræk ʃə nlˌaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to divide or splinter into fractions.
[1930–35]
frac`tion•al•i•za′tion, n.
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