factionalize

transitive verb
fac·tion·al·ize | \ˈfakshənᵊlˌīz, -shnəˌlīz\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of factionalize 

: to split into factions

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First Known Use of factionalize

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for factionalize

factional + -ize

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The first known use of factionalize was in 1888

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