from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To separate into distinct parts, categories, or compartments: "You learn . . . even the ability to compartmentalize ethics” ( Ellen Goodman).
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- v. To separate something into different categories or compartments.
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- v. separate into isolated compartments or categories
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