bifurcated bifurcated  /ˈbɪ fər ˌkeɪ tɪd/


  • (adj) divided into or made up of two parts


  1. What followed the bifurcation of the Indian subcontinent was a human tragedy, that, hopefully, the world will never see again.
  2. The opinion is bifurcated and there is little chance that there ever will be a consensus.


  • Cardon Found Guilty Of Murder

    A Bailey County jury took less than two hours Friday to deliver a guilty verdict in the capital murder trial of Daniel A. Cardon, Jr.Because the jury found the 50-year-old defendant guilty of capital murder, which carries a mandatory life sentence, without parole, it wasn’t necessary for the jury to sit through a bifurcated trial to determine the punishment to be assessed.In April, it was ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Muleshoe Journal


  1. "The market hasn't found the perfect device yet," Enderle said. "It's bifurcated on the entertainment side, with the iPhone and on the business side with the RIM. The product that services both markets isn't out there yet. So the clock is...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Rob Enderle Source: E-Commerce Times

  2. "Over two decades of jurisprudence has confirmed the practical advantages and constitutional basis for allowing Canadians to assert their Charter rights in the most accessible forum available, without the need for bifurcated proceedings between...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Rosalie Abella Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "That's the way it has to be," Mr. Skelton added. "You cannot fight a bifurcated war."
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Ike Skelton Source: New York Times

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