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Word of the Day – Aug. 11 – Balkanize

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Verb: Balkanize  (BAWL-kuh-nyze)

Definition:

1. To break up (as a region or a group) into smaller, often hostile units.

2. Divide, compartmentalize.

Sample sentence: Richard would like to balkanize his life into personal and professional spheres, but being a public figure, his private life resounds with his public concerns.

 

 

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