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compartmentalize (v.)

also compartmentalise, "divide or separate into compartments," 1918, from compartmental + -ize. Related: Compartmentalized; compartmentalizing.

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Definitions of compartmentalize

compartmentalize (v.)
separate into isolated compartments or categories;
You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!
Synonyms: compartmentalise / cut up
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