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fragmentation

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noun frag·men·ta·tion \ˌfrag-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of fragmentation

  1. 1 :  the act or process of fragmenting or making fragmentary

  2. 2 :  the state of being fragmented or fragmentary

fragmentate

play \ˈfrag-mən-ˌtāt\ verb


1881

First Known Use of fragmentation

1881



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