compartmentalize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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compartmentalizeverb [T]

(UK usually compartmentalise) uk   /ˌkɒm.pɑːtˈmen.təl.aɪz/  us   /ˌkɑːm.pɑːrtˈmen.t̬əl-/
to ​separate something into ​parts and not ​allow those ​parts to ​mix together: His ​life was ​carefully compartmentalized, with his ​work in one ​city and his ​sociallife in another.
noun [U] (UK usually compartmentalisation) /kɒm.pɑːtˌmen.təl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us /kɑːm.pɑːrtˌmen.t̬əl-/
the compartmentalization of ​information about the ​planning and ​execution of the ​attack
(Definition of compartmentalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “compartmentalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分隔, 隔开, 划分…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分隔, 隔開, 劃分…
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