bifurcate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈbʌɪ.fək.eɪt/
  • (US) (adjective) IPA (key): /baɪˈfɝ.kɪt/
  • (US) (verb) IPA (key): /ˈbaɪ.fɚˌkeɪt/ or /baɪˈfɝˌkeɪt/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
bifurcate

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is 'bifurcate, it is divided into two.

Verb[change]

Plain form
bifurcate

Third-person singular
bifurcates

Past tense
bifurcated

Past participle
bifurcated

Present participle
bifurcating

  1. (intransitive) If you bifurcate something, you divide it into two pieces.