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two-party

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of a political system) dominated by two major political parties
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Adj.1.two-party - supported by both sidestwo-party - supported by both sides; "a two-way treaty"
nonpartisan, nonpartizan - free from party affiliation or bias
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Translations

two-party

[ˈtuːˈpɑːtɪ] ADJ [state, country] → bipartidista
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

two-party

[ˈtuːˌpɑːtɪ] adj (Pol) → bipartitico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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