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compartmentalize (something) into (something)

To separate something into different parts or categories. We'll use cubicles to compartmentalize the office into smaller workspaces.

compartmentalize something into something

to segment or divide something into smaller things; to assign the parts of something into categories. We will have to compartmentalize this large area into a number of smaller offices. His brain seems to be compartmentalized into a number of different centers.
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Therefore, employees can make their work an enriching experience, which also provides a venue to save the negative connotation of compartmentalization of the production process by allowing them to transcend their particular task while perceiving themselves as part of the entire process and even of the final outcome.
Murray and Holmes (1999) also used the compartmentalization model to examine the cognitive structures involved in relationship resilience.
It accepts the compartmentalization forged by Burns's film and allows the few to try to set jazz's table.
Breaking with traditional domestic internal compartmentalization, spaces meld and weave fluidly around each other, anchored by an amoebic-shaped core of utility room at ground level with a sensuous mosaic-lined bathroom above.
The assembly of the structural PPO handle bar did not allow for compartmentalization, so an EMI coating was the only alternative.
As one of the factors for the policy inaction, the report cited the extreme compartmentalization of policy-making.
He surfs a landscape of cultural velocity, transition, and compartmentalization in short sections (channels?
Its first project was to report on the changes that occurred in the contemporary world from a multidisciplinary perspective, seeking to go beyond the compartmentalization of studies dedicated to the international dimensions of conflict.
Genetic characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in blood and genital secretions: evidence for viral compartmentalization and selection during sexual transmission.
Limited-purpose bank charters have remained, but over the last 30 years, the legally sanctioned compartmentalization has eroded.
For more on preflight compartmentalization, see "Is the Skipper in His Box, Yet?
From the impulse in physics to find a general field theory to the popular use of the word holistic, we have evidence of a yearning for the comprehensive, catholic vision, a frustration with the compartmentalization and departmentalization which have so characterized modern thought.
Little is known about the induction, compartmentalization, and homing pattern of cytotoxic cells.
Lastly, Kipp argues that this compartmentalization of life, with religion as a separate sphere from 'disenchanted custom' amounts to 'secularization' of Karo identities (ch.