[ dih-pahrt-men-tl-ahyz, dee-pahrt- ]
/ dɪ pɑrtˈmɛn tlˌaɪz, ˌdi pɑrt- /
verb (used with object), de·part·men·tal·ized, de·part·men·tal·iz·ing.
to divide into departments.
Words nearby departmentalize
Also especially British, de·part·men·tal·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM departmentalizede·part·men·tal·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for departmentalize
To departmentalize it, means extra expense with no benefit gained—except to engineering science.
British Dictionary definitions for departmentalize
/ (ˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to organize into departments, esp excessively
Derived forms of departmentalizedepartmentalization or departmentalisation, noun
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