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sectioning

  1. present participle of section

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sectioning (plural sectionings)

  1. A division into sections.
  2. (Britain, mental health) An instance of a person being sectioned.
    • 2005, Gill Aitken, ‎Pam Alldred, ‎Robin Allwood, Psychology, Discourse And Social Practice: From Regulation To Resistance
      Nevertheless, some work reports that black women are overrepresented, comprising up to half of the sectionings []