dichotomization

dichotomize

[dahy-kot-uh-mahyz]
verb (used with object), dichotomized, dichotomizing.
1.
to divide or separate into two parts, kinds, etc.
verb (used without object), dichotomized, dichotomizing.
2.
to become divided into two parts; form a dichotomy.
Also, especially British, dichotomise.


Origin:
1600–10; < Late Latin dichotom(os) dichotomous + -ize

dichotomist [dahy-kot-uh-mist] , noun
dichotomistic, adjective
dichotomization, noun
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dichotomize or dichotomise (daɪˈkɒtəˌmaɪz)
 
vb
to divide or become divided into two parts or classifications
 
dichotomise or dichotomise
 
vb
 
di'chotomist or dichotomise
 
n
 
dichotomi'zation or dichotomise
 
n
 
dichotomi'sation or dichotomise
 
n

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