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Noun: compartmentalisation  kum,paa(r)t,men-t(u)l-u'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,kóm,paa(r)t,men-t(u)l-I'zey-shun [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: compartmentalization)
  1. A mild state of dissociation
    - compartmentalization
  2. The act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    - categorization, categorisation [Brit], classification, compartmentalization, assortment

Derived forms: compartmentalisations

Type of: disassociation, dissociation, grouping

Encyclopedia: Compartmentalisation