bifurcation :

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bi fer kay shuhn

  • n  a bifurcating branch (one or both of them)
  • n  the place where something divides into two branches
  • n  the act of splitting into two branches

  • I do see more bifurcation, a shrinking of mainstream Christian religion and a separation between conservative Christian groups and more secular groups on the left.
  • Mackey: One of the things that I'm trying to philosophically just destroy is this bifurcation that human beings are either greedy, selfish, only in it for themselves--or they're .
  • Douglas also sees a growing bifurcation, but it is primarily an economic rather than a racial one.
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  • Doug Heller in Kansas City Star
    It seems to me that he has created such a bifurcation between the powerful interests and the people,Heller said. "The public doesn't even get a chance to hear him speak live. We have to watch it transmitted."
  • J Jayalalithaa in Daily News & Analysis
    AIADMK will never support the idea of bifurcation of Tamil Nadu,Jayalalithaa told reporters at the airport here, in views similar to that of her arch rival and chief minister M Karunanidhi.
  • N Chandrababu Naidu in Hindu
    People of Telangana region are firm and adamant on the statehood demand as they feel that bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh will help improve their economic status,Naidu said.

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