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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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APEOPLE have such busy lives and many tend to compartmentalise their activities - but as you are finding, friends get boxed in too.
He writes: "The news spread like a raging bull, bringing with it growing press intrusion, but I am lucky enough to be the kind of person who can compartmentalise things.
A data expert interviewed on BBC radio said the secret of data protection was to compartmentalise.
"It's been a pretty intense week here between one thing and another so I have to compartmentalise my brain."
He said: "If you want a clear answer you might have to go to Wayne himself and say 'look Wayne if you have a bad season with Man United and things don't go well for the club is that going to make it difficult for you, for England?' "What I hope he'd say is 'nope, when I go to the World Cup with England it's something different and I can compartmentalise - whatever happens at United is not going to affect me here'.
He said either Bingle was good for the cricketer or, like his close friend Shane Warne, Clarke had a rare ability to compartmentalise his public and private lives.
A data expert said the secret of data protection was to compartmentalise ...
In keeping with the Court's case-law, the trade-mark right is not designed to enable the owner to compartmentalise national markets and to help maintain prices that differ from one Member State to another.
IT was said of Bill Clinton that he had a great ability to "compartmentalise" - to separate all his various crises and focus on one at a time.
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.
We need to compartmentalise our lives, between Parliament and families.

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