- 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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Related Wordsbinary, amphibian, diploid, bilateral, dual, bifurcate, amphibious, bicameral, bigeminal, binal, bipartisan, bipartite, dichotomic, dichotomous, distichous, dualistic, dyadic
Examples from the Web for bipartisan
In other words, fluoride is a broad-spectrum, bipartisan, long-lasting magnet for dissent.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
It was a rare moment of bipartisan unity in partisan Washington.Final Chapter for Accused Africa Bomber
January 4, 2015
These injustices need to be confronted and bipartisan reforms like body cameras on cops enacted.Bill de Blasio’s Tea Party Problem
December 30, 2014
In other words, runaway defense spending is a bipartisan problem.Merry Christmas, Defense Contractors!
Veronique de Rugy
December 22, 2014
In other words, expect the marriage matter to be a bipartisan affair.Is Gay Marriage Going Away in 2016?
December 4, 2014
With our support on a bipartisan basis, today there are 1,100.
I welcome the bipartisan enthusiasm for spending discipline.
It was a sort of bipartisan mass-meeting, but there was one prevailing spirit, that born of rye and corn.Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
Alexander K. McClure
I recommend that the substance of these charges be thoroughly examined by a Bipartisan Commission created by the Congress.
But one moment of courage, idealism, and bipartisan unity can change American history forever.
- consisting of or supported by two political parties
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Word Origin and History for bipartisan
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