Bifurcated
Bifurcate Bi*fur"cate, Bifurcated Bi*fur"ca*ted, a. [Pref. bi- + furcate.] 1. Two-pronged; forked. [1913 Webster]

2. divided into or made up of two parts. socially bifurcated populations

Syn: chesty. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bifurcated trial — /bayfarkeytad tray(a)l/ Trial of issues separately, e.g. guilt and punishment, or guilt and sanity, in criminal trial. The trial of the liability issue in a personal injury or wrongful death case separate from and prior to trial of the damages… …   Black's law dictionary

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