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compartmental

[kuh m-pahrt-men-tl, kom-pahrt-] /kəm pɑrtˈmɛn tl, ˌkɒm pɑrt-/
adjective
1.
divided into compartments:
a compartmental office; a compartmental agency.
Origin of compartmental
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; compartment + -al1
Related forms
compartmentally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for compartmental
adj.

1831, from compartment + -al (1).

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