noun /ˈkɒm.pɑː(ɹ)t.mɛntl̩.aɪˌzeɪ.ʃən/
a) The act or process of dividing a complex task or structure into smaller, often more manageable pieces.
b) The act of dividing complex code into libraries with common functionality to help make the process of programming more manageable and reusable.
Ant: decompartmentalization

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  • compartmentalization — (Amer.) n. partitioning into compartments; separation between different subject or issues; (Psychology) division of functions to specific areas of the brain (also compartmentalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • compartmentalization — com·part·men·tal·i·za·tion …   English syllables

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