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departmentalize

[ dih-pahrt-men-tl-ahyz, dee-pahrt- ]
/ d瑟 p蓱rt藞m蓻n tl藢a瑟z, 藢di p蓱rt- /
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verb (used with object), de路part路men路tal路ized, de路part路men路tal路iz路ing.
to divide into departments.
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Also especially British, de路part路men路tal路ise .

Origin of departmentalize

First recorded in 1895鈥1900; departmental + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM departmentalize

de路part路men路tal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for departmentalize

departmentalize

departmentalise

/ (藢di藧p蓱藧t藞m蓻nt藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to organize into departments, esp excessively

Derived forms of departmentalize

departmentalization or departmentalisation, noun
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