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dichotomize

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verb di·chot·o·mize \-ˌmīz\

Definition of dichotomize

dichotomized

dichotomizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to divide into two parts, classes, or groups

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to exhibit dichotomy

dichotomization

play \-ˌkä-tə-mə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of dichotomize

Late Latin dichotomos


First Known Use: 1606


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