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dichotomous

[dih-kot-uh-muh s] /dɪˈkɒt ə məs/
adjective
1.
divided or dividing into two parts.
2.
of or relating to dichotomy.
Origin of dichotomous
1680-1690
1680-90; < Late Latin dichotomos < Greek dichótomos. See dicho-, -tome, -ous
Related forms
dichotomously, adverb
dichotomousness, noun
nondichotomous, adjective
nondichotomously, adverb
undichotomous, adjective
undichotomously, adverb
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