[ frak-shuh-nl-ahyz ]

verb (used with or without object),frac·tion·al·ized, frac·tion·al·iz·ing.
  1. to divide or splinter into fractions, sections, factions, etc.

Origin of fractionalize

First recorded in 1930–35; fractional + -ize
  • Also especially British, frac·tion·al·ise .

Other words from fractionalize

  • frac·tion·al·i·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby fractionalize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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