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compart

[kuh m-pahrt] /kəmˈpɑrt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to separate or mark out in parts; subdivide.
2.
to distribute and give proportional relationships to the parts of (an architectural design).
Origin of compart
1565-1575
First recorded in 1565-75, compart is from the Late Latin word compartēre to divide up. See com-, part
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