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Bifurcate

A derogatory slang term meaning to divide one job into two jobs. For example, the director of communications position may be bifurcated into the director of internal communications and the director of external communications. The term is most common when the holder of the previous, unified position is asked to reapply for one or both of the new positions. See also: Breadcrumbing.
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Under a bifurcated contingency contract, our results depend on the nature of the signaling model.
In 1999, of the 10 bifurcated cases on the trial calendar, there were three defense verdicts and three plaintiffs verdicts apportioning liability.
In Guidant's entire bifurcated clinical study experience, one patient did experience aneurysm rupture.
If Lambie's practice--with its playfully post-Minimal 2-D works on the one hand and postpunk 3-D pieces on the other--has sometimes seemed oddly bifurcated, this show illustrated that the two aspects of his work are imbricated and nonhierarchical, like figure and ground in a field of stripes.
Without support for those who have both merit and financial need, we will create a bifurcated society where merit does not give access to opportunity.
If the contract for the work has an arbitration clause, then the case becomes bifurcated.
94-SBE-003, 2/4/94), holding that the MSBT is fully deductible in computing the California corporate franchise/income tax (because it is not a tax measured by income and cannot be bifurcated into deductible and nondeductible portions), the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) recently modified its MSBT position.
New research study "International Physician Survey: Stents by Brand, Length, Diameter, Type and Coating 2012" provided by iData Research details the responses of a comprehensive survey conducted of interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists and cardiac surgeons on product preferences, placement techniques and trends in the use of drug eluting and bare metal stents, bifurcated stents, bioabsorbable stents, stent grafts, vulnerable plaque diagnosis and treatment and endovascular imaging technologies.
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Enormous feet endowed with large eyes confront the astonished gaze of the viewer; diabolical figures are transformed into dangerous serpents with bifurcated tongues; "talking heads" engage in a dialogue, communicating through pointing arrows.
Nonetheless, giving some schools more authority and independence than others is bound to create a bifurcated educational environment.
General and limited interests held by the same partner are bifurcated.