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bipartisan

bi·par·ti·san

bipartisan

 
pronunciation:
baI par tih sihn
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part of speech: adjective
definition: composed of, representing, or supported by two parties or factions, esp. two political parties.
Having long had a one-party dictatorship, their country now has a bipartisan government.It is best for the country when decisions are made in a bipartisan manner with both sides listening to each other.
derivations: bipartisanism (n.), bipartisanship (n.)
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