fractionalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1924 to break up into parts or sections • fractionalization noun

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  • fractionalize — index lancinate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fractionalize — (Amer.) v. separate into sections, divide into parts, break up into fractions (also fractionalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fractionalize — n. fractionized, fractionizing [frak′shənəl īz΄] vt. fractionalized, fractionalizing to divide into fractions, or parts: also fractionize n. fractionized, fractionizing fractionalization n. fractionization …   English World dictionary

  • fractionalize — fractionalization, n. /frak sheuh nl uyz /, v.t., v.i., fractionalized, fractionalizing. to divide or splinter into fractions, sections, factions, etc. Also, esp. Brit., fractionalise. [1930 35; FRACTIONAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fractionalize — verb To separate into parts or fractions; to fractionate …   Wiktionary

  • fractionalize — or fractionalise verb [usu. as adjective fractionalized] divide into separate groups or parts. Derivatives fractionalization noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fractionalize — frac·tion·al·ize …   English syllables

  • fractionalize — frac•tion•al•ize [[t]ˈfræk ʃə nlˌaɪz[/t]] v. t. v. i. ized, iz•ing cvb to divide or splinter into fractions • Etymology: 1930–35 frac tion•al•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • fractionalize — ˈfrakshənəlˌīz, shnəˌlīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: fractional (I) + ize : to break up into fractions or subdivisions the fractionalizing of the empire into many independent nations trying to unify a fractionalized congress …   Useful english dictionary

  • fractionalizes — fractionalize (Amer.) v. separate into sections, divide into parts, break up into fractions (also fractionalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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