bifurcate bifurcate  /ˈbɪ fər ˌkeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) split or divide into two
  2. (v) divide into two branches
  3. (adj) resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I could see, for instance, if the Academy decided to bifurcate the picture awards into drama and musicalcomedy, a la the Golden Globes (and the Emmys) so as to correct the awards .
  2. A Government official had written: "We should now plan definitely to bifurcate in Rome.
  3. For the apparent separation (and even conflict) between activity and adoration that seems to bifurcate Christianity is not real.

News

  1. Law digest – 7/3/13

    &via=&related=DolcePixel" MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Motion to bifurcate: The trial judge acted within the scope of her authority in ruling on bifurcation motions and the Administrative Judge exceeded the scope of his authority by striking the motions to bifurcate. St. Joseph Medical Center, Inc. v. The Honorable John Grason Turnbull, II, Misc. No. 21, [...] &via=&related ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: The Daily Record

  2. Opinions – 7/3/13: Maryland Court of Appeals

    &via=&related=DolcePixel" Civil Procedure Motion to bifurcate BOTTOM LINE: The trial judge acted within the scope of her authority in ruling on bifurcation motions and the Administrative Judge exceeded the scope of his authority by striking the motions to bifurcate. CASE: St. Joseph Medical Center, Inc. v. The Honorable John Grason Turnbull, II, Misc. No. 21, Sept. [...] &via=&related=DolcePixel"
    on July 4, 2013     Source: The Daily Record

Quotes

  1. ...if it would be better for the president to offer up two separate bills -- one for job creation and another for programs Democrats think were neglected during the Bush years -- Nelson said that "might be a better way to bifurcate the...
    on Feb 1, 2009 By: Ben Nelson Source: CNN International

  2. "It's the smartest structure going forward," Grey says. "I can put all the development money in one place rather than bifurcate it into smaller labels. I'd rather take the whole amount of money and make two to four great brand movies a year....
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Brad Grey Source: Variety

  3. And even as the net neutrality debate rages on, Schmidt said he has yet to see a technical proposal of how to "bifurcate the Internet."
    on Aug 9, 2006 By: Eric Schmidt Source: InternetNews.com

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