[ sek-shuh-nl-ahyz ]
/ ˈsɛk ʃə nlˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object), sec·tion·al·ized, sec·tion·al·iz·ing.
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Also especially British, sec·tion·al·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM sectionalizesec·tion·al·i·za·tion, nounun·sec·tion·al·ized, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sectionalize
The making of this question a political question tended largely to de-sectionalize it.Assassination of Lincoln: a History of the Great Conspiracy|Thomas Mealey Harris
In fact, it would have a tendency to sectionalize the party by which the change is made.The Facts of Reconstruction|John R. Lynch
British Dictionary definitions for sectionalize
/ (ˈsɛkʃənəˌlaɪz) /
to render sectional
to divide into sections, esp geographically
Derived forms of sectionalizesectionalization or sectionalisation, noun
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