compartmentalise
British variant of compartmentalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • compartmentalise — (Brit.) v. separate into compartments, partition, place in separate compartments (also compartmentalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compartmentalise — v. (D; tr.) to compartmentalise into …   Combinatory dictionary

  • compartmentalise — /ˌkɒmpatˈmɛntəlaɪz/ (say .kompaht mentuhluyz) verb (t) (compartmentalised, compartmentalising) to divide into compartments or sections. Also, compartmentalize. –compartmentalisation /ˌkɒmpatˌmɛntəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say .kompaht.mentuhluy zayshuhn),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • compartmentalise — verb separate into isolated compartments or categories You cannot compartmentalize your life like this! • Syn: ↑compartmentalize, ↑cut up • Derivationally related forms: ↑compartmentalisation, ↑compartment, ↑compartmental ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • compartmentalised — compartmentalise (Brit.) v. separate into compartments, partition, place in separate compartments (also compartmentalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compartmentalises — compartmentalise (Brit.) v. separate into compartments, partition, place in separate compartments (also compartmentalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compartmentalising — compartmentalise (Brit.) v. separate into compartments, partition, place in separate compartments (also compartmentalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cut up — I verb 1. cut to pieces (Freq. 2) Father carved the ham • Syn: ↑carve • See Also: ↑carve up (for: ↑carve) …   Useful english dictionary

  • compartmentalisation — noun 1. a mild state of dissociation • Syn: ↑compartmentalization • Derivationally related forms: ↑compartmentalise, ↑compartmentalize (for: ↑compartmentalization) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • compartmentalization — noun 1. a mild state of dissociation • Syn: ↑compartmentalisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑compartmentalise (for: ↑compartmentalisation), ↑compartmentalize • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

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