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a.1.Having two forms.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"'Man has something of the brute,'" Bacon says, "'the brute has something of the vegetable; the vegetable something of the inanimate body; and so all things are truly biformed and made up of a higher species and a lower'" (p.
The claim is, therefore, that accounts of the American political system, in widely used textbooks, for example, that do not stress the system's biformed strains and contradictions, or, more particularly, Aristotle's (and John Adams's) mixed government contributions to the workings of its practical side, are not in close analytic touch with what is really out there - and has been out there for several hundred years and more.
The bimodal strategy in Pakistan reflected partly the belief in the trickle-down theory, so popular at that time, and partly the reality of a biformed agrarian structure which was emerging in Pakistan after the land reforms of 1959.