compartment - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/kəmˈpɑː(r)tmənt/
singularcompartment
pluralcompartments
  1. 1
    one of the separate parts of a container or place where things are stored

    the freezer compartment of a fridge

    She found a secret compartment behind a drawer in the desk.

  2. 2
    one of the separate spaces into which a railway carriage is divided

    a first class compartment