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compartment

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Etymology

First attested 1564, from Middle French compartiment, from Italian compartimento, from Late Latin compartiri "to divide," from com- + part.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: [kəm-pärtmənt]

Noun

compartment

  1. A room, or section, or chamber
  2. One of the parts in which an area is subdivided.

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