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bipartisan

[bahy-pahr-tuh-zuh n] /baɪˈpɑr tə zən/
adjective
1.
representing, characterized by, or including members from two parties or factions:
Government leaders hope to achieve a bipartisan foreign policy.
Origin of bipartisan
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; bi-1 + partisan1
Related forms
bipartisanism, noun
bipartisanship, noun
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bipartisan

/ˌbaɪpɑːtɪˈzæn; baɪˈpɑːtɪˌzæn/
adjective
1.
consisting of or supported by two political parties
Derived Forms
bipartisanship, noun
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Word Origin and History for bipartisan
adj.

also bi-partisan, 1894, from bi- + partisan.

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