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verb (used with or without object), frac·tion·ized, frac·tion·iz·ing.
  1. to divide into fractions.
Also especially British, frac·tion·ise.

Origin of fractionize

First recorded in 1665–75; fraction + -ize
Related formsfrac·tion·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for fractionize

Historical Examples

  • He goes to school, and various studies divide and fractionize the world for him.

    The Child and the Curriculum</p>

    John Dewey

British Dictionary definitions for fractionize



  1. to divide (a number or quantity) into fractions
Derived Formsfractionization or fractionisation, noun
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