departmentalize

verb
de·​part·​men·​tal·​ize | \ di-ˌpärt-ˈmen-tə-ˌlīz How to pronounce departmentalize (audio) , ˌdē- \
departmentalized; departmentalizing

Definition of departmentalize

transitive verb

: to divide into departments

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Other Words from departmentalize

departmentalization \ di-​ˌpärt-​ˌmen-​tə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce departmentalization (audio) , ˌdē-​ \ noun

Examples of departmentalize in a Sentence

The organization is highly departmentalized.

First Known Use of departmentalize

circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of departmentalize was circa 1895

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“Departmentalize.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/departmentalizing. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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departmentalize

verb
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English Language Learners Definition of departmentalize

: to divide (something, such as a company) into departments

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