compartmentalize (something) into (something)

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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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Each bag is compartmentalized into two zippered pouches to keep items separated, yet together for easy access.
Moreover, we felt that repeated exposure to library skills demonstrates to students that such skills are integral to course content and cannot be compartmentalized into a single information literacy session.
Over 600 muscles comprise this prodigious network, many of which are compartmentalized into three distinct anatomical planes (check the illustration):
Big city life already began to be compartmentalized into office working areas (mixed to some extent with manufacture) and those for other activities.