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bifurcation

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noun bi·fur·ca·tion \ˌbī-(ˌ)fər-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of bifurcation

  1. 1 a :  the point at which bifurcating occurs b :  branch

  2. 2 :  the act of bifurcating :  the state of being bifurcated



Examples of bifurcation

  1. <a thoughtful book about the nation's bifurcation into two distinct and antagonistic cultures>

  2. <a divisive issue that caused the bifurcation of the political party>



1615

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1615


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