fragmentate

[ frag-muh n-teyt ]
/ ˈfræg mənˌteɪt /

verb (used with or without object), frag·men·tat·ed, frag·men·tat·ing.

Origin of fragmentate

First recorded in 1940–45; back formation from fragmentation
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