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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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In more concrete policy terms the ability to compartmentalize means that Turkey, unlike Saudi Arabia, always supported a nuclear agreement between Iran and the West.
Most colleges still compartmentalize the academic experience into tidy knowledge chunks.
For example, fire risks require planners to also include the ability to seal off and compartmentalize underground space quickly," said Janos Bogardi, director of UNU's new Institute for Environment and Human Security.
A: If you compartmentalize A stress, and so try to ignore it, it may manifest itself in depression, anxiety or other emotional symptoms, as well as in physical symptoms such as headache, stomach aches and fatigue.
This refusal to compartmentalize the sacred may be intellectually consistent, but it runs counter to the peace, or truce, that many Jews and Christians, particularly those in the public ey e, have made with Enlightenment skepticism toward absolutes and championing of individual freedom.
But at the same time, when people on the left compartmentalize and see only the good in someone like Jesse Jackson, Buchanan accuses them of corrupted thinking.
The new venture also allows Hyseq to compartmentalize its businesses between therapeutics and microarrays.
But I cannot view Jamal in increments and pieces of who he is and what his life is because he is not the sort of writer who allows us to compartmentalize, to split off from reality, to say one thing, but be another.
Fire-rated doors can help protect residents awaiting evacuation; firewalls can help stop flamespread; and automatic fire doors can compartmentalize building zones during a fire.
This "ideal" tended to compartmentalize dancers into rigid categories--short dancers, for example, were condemned to a professional life of dancing character roles.