com·part·men·tal·iza·tion or Brit com·part·men·tal·isa·tion kəm-.pärt-.ment-əl-ə-'zā-shən n isolation or splitting off of part of the personality or mind with lack of communication and consistency between the parts
com·part·men·tal·ize or Brit com·part·men·tal·ise -'ment-əl-.īz vt, -ized or Brit -ised; -iz·ing or Brit -is·ing

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com·part·men·ta·li·za·tion (kəm-pahrt″men-tə-lĭ-zaґshən) compartmentation.

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