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 (bī′fər-kāt′, bī-fûr′-)
v. bi·fur·cat·ed, bi·fur·cat·ing, bi·fur·cates
To divide into two parts or branches.
To separate into two parts or branches; fork.
adj. (-kāt′, -kĭt)
Forked or divided into two parts or branches, as the Y-shaped styles of certain flowers.

[Medieval Latin bifurcāre, bifurcāt-, to divide, from Latin bifurcus, two-pronged : bi-, two; see bi-1 + furca, fork.]

bi′fur·cate′ly adv.
bi′fur·ca′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bifurcated - divided into or made up of two partsbifurcated - divided into or made up of two parts; "socially bifurcated populations"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
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Earlier this month, the central government had scrapped the Article 370 of the constitution, which conferred special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and bifurcated the state into two union territories - Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
New Delhi had stripped Iok of its special status and bifurcated it into two union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir in a surprise move on August 5.
Mian Anjum Nisar condemning the Indian government decision to revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and proposed that the state be bifurcated into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, he said masses need not to worry as the Pakistan Army has all the abilities and capabilities to frustrate nefarious designs of the enemies.
Safety and Security System applications are further bifurcated into video surveillance, and access control.
A Charleston County woman will be able to immediately appeal a trial judge's ruling from the first phase of a bifurcated trial finding that the woman and her romantic partner had been united in a common law marriage since the late 1980s, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled.
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A new report claims the stars are ready to be legally single and are negotiating a "bifurcated judgment," which would allow them to be free from one another.
'The PPP has already bifurcated Karachi on ethnic basis through artificial majority and now it is trying to divide it further,' he alleged.
HYDERABAD -- Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal said on Thursday that the Sindh government was planning to bifurcate Karachi but he wanted to make it clear that Karachi could not be divided in the same way as Sindh could not be bifurcated.
The other part of the bifurcated congregation begins after midnight following a schedule decided through government intervention to keep two rival groups of devotees apart as a pre-Ijtema clash had left one dead and many injured recently, reports said.
The FSL further been bifurcated into chemical section for arms, document section and photography.
The court of appeals could review a divorce decree that the circuit court had bifurcated from ongoing litigation of spousal support, equitable distribution, and attorneys' fees due to the 90-year-old husband's failing health.