compartmentalization

Definitions of compartmentalization
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n the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

Synonyms:
assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation
Types:
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indexing
the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
reclassification
classifying something again (usually in a new category)
relegation
the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category
stratification
the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
taxonomy
practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
typology
classification according to general type
Type of:
grouping
the activity of putting things together in groups

n a mild state of dissociation

Synonyms:
compartmentalisation
Type of:
disassociation, dissociation
a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

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