bipartite

bipartite

[bahy-pahr-tahyt]
adjective
1.
divided into or consisting of two parts.
2.
Law. being in two corresponding parts: a bipartite contract.
3.
shared by two; joint: a bipartite pact; bipartite rule.
4.
Botany. divided into two parts nearly to the base, as a leaf.

Origin:
1500–10; < Latin bipartītus divided into two parts, bisected (past participle of bipartīre). See bi-1, part, -ite2

bipartitely, adverb
bipartition [bahy-pahr-tish-uhn] , noun
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bipartite (baɪˈpɑːtaɪt)
 
adj
1.  consisting of or having two parts
2.  affecting or made by two parties; bilateral: a bipartite agreement
3.  botany (esp of some leaves) divided into two parts almost to the base
 
bi'partitely
 
adv
 
bipartition
 
n

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bipartite bi·par·tite (bī-pär'tīt')
adj.
Consisting of two parts or divisions.

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