Definition of bipartisan in English:


Syllabification: bi·par·ti·san
Pronunciation: /bīˈpärdəzən


Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other’s policies: educational reform received considerable bipartisan approval
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  • In domestic, as well as foreign policy, there is bipartisan agreement between the major parties.
  • Yet the House has just approved it, on a virtual party line vote, ending the recent spirit of bipartisan cooperation in Congress.
  • This legislation underscores the bipartisan agreement between Labor and the government.



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  • The Texas Legislature has traditionally been defined by a spirit of bipartisanship and cooperation.
  • In 1986, Congress, in an unusual display of bipartisanship, passed a tax bill that reduced loopholes and lowered marginal tax rates.
  • That's the kind of bipartisanship I like to see, James.

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