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The compartmented portions of this work are now dispersed, some of them being in the academy of Siena.

In the first half-minute, he saw at least fifty compartmented prefabs partly crumple, as explosives tore into them.

This was the real break; no matter how this Organization might be compartmented, a man like Salgath Trod would know a great deal.

In my time, the UN had its functions so subdivided and compartmented that it couldn't even run a war properly.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Middle French compartiment "part partitioned off" (16c.), through Italian compartimento, from Late Latin compartiri "to divide," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + partis, genitive of pars "part" (see part (n.)).

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