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1. compartmentalization

noun. a mild state of dissociation.

Synonyms

  • compartmentalisation
  • disassociation

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • compartmentalize (English)

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2. compartmentalization

noun. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type.

Synonyms

  • reclassification
  • grouping
  • classification
  • taxonomy
  • typology
  • indexing
  • stratification
  • categorisation
  • categorization
  • relegation
  • assortment

Antonyms

  • declassification
  • union
  • association

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • compartmentalize (English)

Example sentences of the word compartmentalization


1. Noun, singular or mass
While compartmentalization is sometimes defined as a defense mechanism in the realm of psychology, that's not what it means in the business setting.

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