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To separate into isolated compartments/categories—e.g., when 2 or more sets of facts are known and normally result in a particular insight, the insight does not occur when the facts remain in distinct compartments
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He can compartmentalise his use of prostitutes from all other aspects of his life but it's a huge deal for you.
A data expert said the secret of data protection was to compartmentalise .
You should be able to re-focus or compartmentalise sufficiently well so that it doesn't affect you.
It is a shame that people are ready to categorise and compartmentalise themselves that they block off their minds to alternative views.
She tended to compartmentalise and was very clear and focussed.
And with the increased power, it could also suction up and compartmentalise all things around the house that exceed 10lbs in weight - like toys, children, ex-boyfriends and your stack of Weight Watchers cook books.
And many of us will compartmentalise friendships and relationships with men in the same way that we compartmentalise our wardrobe.
Few men can compartmentalise their emotions like that.
We need to compartmentalise our lives, between Parliament and families.
They need to learn how to compartmentalise their lives so that their personal problems have nothing to do with their jobs.
He has an amazing capacity to compartmentalise things in his mind and retain a sense of perspective in good times and bad.
Researchers suggested the results showed men were able to compartmentalise their lives more than women, putting aside their stresses and leaving work at work.