Bifurcate

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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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Further, we give the following result with respect to the direction of Hopf bifurcation and stability of the bifurcating periodic solutions of system (2).
In many cases, the medical issues and damage issues will appear on the motion calendar and can be disposed of by bifurcating the case if the other points of the analysis are positive.
HYDERABAD, July 08, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry while rejecting the Sindh Governments move of bifurcating Hyderabad by merging approximately 32 Dehs and 12 Tapas into Tando Muhammad Khan District has said the decision would put Hyderabad into economic predicament.
Each department of the university has a committee of courses that has been given the responsibility of bifurcating the existing syllabi to be taught in the semester system.
1398(d)(2)(A) offers individuals filing a Chapter 7 or 11 bankruptcy petition the option of "bifurcating" the tax year in which they file the petition.
Both Houses have passed the bill bifurcating Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories and the resolution revoking Article 370.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday backed in the Lok Sabha the Centre's decision of withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating the state into two Union Territories and called it a historic decision.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Tuesday reviewed the situation on ground zero and met with some locals a day after the Central government's decision to scrap Article 370 and bifurcating the Jammu and Kashmir.