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bi·par·ti·san

 (bī-pär′tĭ-zən, -sən)
adj.
Of, consisting of, or supported by members of two parties, especially two major political parties: a bipartisan resolution.

bi·par′ti·san·ism n.
bi·par′ti·san·ship′ n.

bipartisan

(ˌbaɪpɑːtɪˈzæn; baɪˈpɑːtɪˌzæn)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) consisting of or supported by two political parties
ˌbipartiˈsanship n

bi•par•ti•san

(baɪˈpɑr tə zən)

adj.
representing, characterized by, or including members from two parties or factions.
[1905–10]
bi•par′ti•san•ism, n.
bi•par′ti•san•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bipartisan - supported by both sidesbipartisan - supported by both sides; "a two-way treaty"
nonpartisan, nonpartizan - free from party affiliation or bias
Translations

bipartisan

[ˌbaɪˈpɑːtɪzæn] ADJbipartidario

bipartisan

[ˌbaɪpɑːrtɪˈzæn baɪˈpɑːrtɪzæn] adjbiparti(e), bipartite

bipartisan

[ˌbaɪpɑːtɪˈzæn] adjbipartitico/a
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17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the announcement of the introduction of a bipartisan companion bill in the Senate to HR 2050 which would repeal an excise tax set to be charged on those enrolled in high-quality health care plans provided by the Teamsters and other organizations.
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Amazingly, the House's DOER Act passed by a large margin (232 to 187) on June 29, as a bipartisan coalition of labor and business overcame the obstructionist efforts of the radical environmental lobby.
Almost every meeting that I convened was for both Democrats and Republicans, and the results were that nearly every law I helped to write was passed by large bipartisan majorities.
The spotlight on corruption in recent months will color consideration of challenges to the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974 and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 that are sure to heat up in 2006.
The single most important thing you can do in political terms is to work towards the restoration of a bipartisan goal, bipartisan recognition that the goal of the Housing Act of 1949 yet to be achieved .
Known as a pragmatist, he had the trust of Democratic members for working in a bipartisan, independent manner.
Most of all, I want to wake up and read that John Kerry just asked John McCain to be his Vice President because if Kerry wins, he intends to tackle America's hardest problems, and that can only be done with a bipartisan spirit and bipartisan team.
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Judd Gregg, R-New Hampshire, chairman of the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts, devised a new bipartisan bill that was expected to go to the full Senate possibly in the early summer.