departmentalize

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪpɑrtˈmɛntəlˌaɪz, ˌdipɑrt-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(di pärt mentl īz′, dē′pärt-)


Inflections of 'departmentalize' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
departmentalizes
v 3rd person singular (US & UK)
departmentalizing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US & UK)
departmentalized
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
departmentalized
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•part•men•tal•ize /dɪpɑrtˈmɛntəlˌaɪz, ˌdipɑrt-/USA pronunciation   v. [ + obj], -ized, -iz•ing. 
  1. to divide into departments:They departmentalized the business to achieve greater efficiency.
de•part•men•tal•i•za•tion /dɪpɑrtˌmɛntələˈzeɪʃən, ˌdipɑrt-/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•part•men•tal•ize  (di pärt mentl īz′, dē′pärt-),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -ized, -iz•ing. 
  1. to divide into departments.
Also,[esp. Brit.,] de•part•mental•ise′.  de′part•men′tal•i•zation, n. 
  • departmental + -ize 1895–1900

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
departmentalize, departmentalise /ˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəˌlaɪz/ vb
  1. (transitive) to organize into departments, esp excessively

ˌdepartˌmentaliˈzation, ˌdepartˌmentaliˈsation n
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