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bipartite

bi·par·tite

bipartite

pronunciation:
baI par taIt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: composed of or divided into two parts.
definition 2: shared by or concerning two groups; joint.
derivations: bipartitely (adv.), bipartition (n.)
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The word bipartite contains the following parts:
-ite1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means in a state or condition (produced by the action denoted by the verb base)
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The suffix -ite1 attaches to Latin roots, as most English adjectives ending in -ite1 are loanwords from Latin, specifically from past participles of verbs formed with the suffix -itus.