fractionalize

verb
frac·tion·al·ize | \ˈfrak-shnə-ˌlīz, -shə-nə-ˌlīz\
fractionalized; fractionalizing

Definition of fractionalize 

transitive verb

: to break up into parts or sections

Other Words from fractionalize

fractionalization \ˌfrak-shnə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -shə-nə-lə-ˈzā- \ noun

First Known Use of fractionalize

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fractionalize

fractional + -ize

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