Word of the Day
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/ˈsɪŋɡjə lər /

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  • dichotomy dichotomy  /daɪ ˈkɑ tə mi/ ?  being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses

    dichotomy meaning(s) 

    • (n) being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses

    dichotomy usage(s)

    1. Some economists believe that there is no dichotomy between micro and macro economic schools of thought.
    2. A fashion designer has to be aware of the dichotomy of the philosophies of masculinity and femininity.
  • dichroism dichroism  pleochroism of a crystal so that it exhibits two different colors when viewed…
  • dichromacy dichromacy  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by…
  • dichromasy dichromasy  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by…
  • dichromat dichromat  a person with any of the various forms of dichromacy
  • dichromate dichromate  /daɪ ˈkroʊ ˌmeɪt/ ?  a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid
  • dichromatic dichromatic  of or relating to dichromatism
  • dichromatism dichromatism  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue…
  • dichromatopsia dichromatopsia  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given…
  • dichromia dichromia  a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by…
  • dichromic acid dichromic acid  the hypothetical acid (H2Cr2O7) from which dichromates are derived; known…
  • dicier dicier  /ˈdaɪ si ər/ ?  of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
  • diciest diciest  of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
  • dick dick  /ˈdɪk/ ?  someone who is a detective
  • dick fosbury dick fosbury  United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the…
  • dick test dick test  a skin test to determine your susceptibility to scarlet fever
  • dick turpin dick turpin  English highwayman (1706-1739)
  • dickens dickens  /ˈdɪ kənz/ ?  a word used in exclamations of confusion
  • dickensian dickensian  /dɪ ˈkɛn zi ən/ ?  of or like the novels of Charles Dickens (especially with regard…
  • dicker dicker  /ˈdɪ kər/ ?  negotiate the terms of an exchange
  • dickey dickey  /ˈdɪ ki/ ?  a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
  • dickey-bird dickey-bird  small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer…
  • dickey-seat dickey-seat  a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
  • dickeybird dickeybird  small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer to…
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