compartmental

[ kuh m-pahrt-men-tl, kom-pahrt- ]
/ kəm pɑrtˈmɛn tl, ˌkɒm pɑrt- /

adjective

divided into compartments: a compartmental office; a compartmental agency.

Origin of compartmental

First recorded in 1855–60; compartment + -al1

Related forms

com·part·men·tal·ly, adverb
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