[ US /baɪˈpɑɹtɪsən, baɪˈpɑɹtɪzən/ ]
[ UK /ba‍ɪpˈɑːtɪsən/ ]
  1. supported by both sides
    a two-way treaty
    a two-way treaty
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How To Use bipartisan In A Sentence

  • I think what we really need is a bipartisanship approach to healthcare.
  • Nervous observers sketched doomsday scenarios, but the president received widespread bipartisan support.
  • Kentucky last had a bipartisan ruling coalition in 1920.
  • A bipartisan group of congressmen and congresswomen are backing a new Defending American Jobs Act.
  • A material witness statute was enacted in 1984 in a bipartisanship effort to codify common law in this area.
  • Sure, yeah, there's been all kinds of talk of bipartisanism in the last decade, but very little significant effort in that direction. Politics [2008]
  • Another issue before Congress that will require bipartisan cooperation is campaign finance reform.
  • This year, for example, Dole was instrumental in delaying consideration of a bipartisan campaign finance bill.
  • Is Obama really ready to engage in bipartisanship? Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: NYT Slaps Obama For Failure to Reach Across the Aisle. (Sigh.)
  • There's also a reference to what they call a miraculous event that occurred during the weekend after Terri's feeding tube was removed and -- "Which fundamentally alters the manner in which Terri's claims are to be viewed by the federal courts when Congress, in bipartisan and dramatic fashion, thundered the message that the United States of America must stand for life, accuracy and fairness and in the process afforded an incapacitated woman," that apparently a reference, that miracle reference apparently to Barbara Weller, a lawyer who happens to be a friend of the parents, who said over the weekend that Terri Schiavo apparently tried to mouth the words "I want to live. CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2005
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