1. a mild state of dissociation
Derivationally related forms: ↑compartmentalise (for: ↑compartmentalisation), ↑compartmentalize
Hypernyms: ↑dissociation, ↑disassociation
2. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Derivationally related forms: ↑assort (for: ↑assortment), ↑compartmentalise (for: ↑compartmentalisation), ↑compartmentalize, ↑classify (for: ↑classification), ↑categorize (for: ↑categorization)
Hypernyms: ↑grouping

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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