- representing, characterized by, or including members from two parties or factions: Government leaders hope to achieve a bipartisan foreign policy.
Origin of bipartisan
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Examples from the Web for bi-partisan
He had not finished with this last measure, which had been passed by Bassett's bi-partisan combination over the governor's veto.A Hoosier Chronicle
These special interests which suck the people's substance are bi-partisan.
When two years later the administration supported it weakly, the bi-partisan boss system killed it.
- consisting of or supported by two political parties
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Word Origin and History for bi-partisan
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