dichotomy

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The place where a stem or vein is forked
Successive division and subdivision, as of a stem of a plant or a vein of the body, into two parts as it proceeds from its origin; successive bifurcation
Division into two; especially, the division of a class into two subclasses opposed to each other by contradiction, as the division of the term man into white and not white
Division or distribution of genera into two species; division into two subordinate parts
an either-or perspective
conditions perceived as polar extremes or opposites
The phase of the moon in which it appears bisected, or shows only half its disk, as at the quadratures
A cutting in two; a division
{n} a division into two parts
1. A division into two especially mutually exclusive or contradictory groups or entities.2. The process or practice of making such a division
A difference between two completely opposite ideas or things

There is often a dichotomy between what politicians say and what they do.

That phase of the moon in which it appears bisected, or shows only half its disk, as at the quadratures
antiquated polarize litigants synonymously
The exact half-phase of Mercury, Venus or the Moon
{i} separation into two parts
being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses; "the dichotomy between eastern and western culture"
The concept that a person is made up of a body and a soul, or a body and a spirit
If there is a dichotomy between two things, there is a very great difference or opposition between them. There is a dichotomy between the academic world and the industrial world. dichotomies the difference between two things or ideas that are completely opposite dichotomy between
The teaching that a human consists of two parts: body and soul Sometimes the soul is also referred to as spirit (See Trichotomy)
A twofold division or distinction, especially one between mutually exclusive things While a trichotomy cuts things in threes, a dichotomy cuts them in two
division into two parts or kinds
seeing things as two-sided and nothing more
being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses; "the dichotomy between eastern and western culture
In astronomy, a configuration of three bodies so that they form a right triangle; specifically, such a configuration in the solar system with the sun at the apex of the 90° angle
division into two, usually opposing, parts or opinions Also known as binary opposition
false dichotomy
A situation in which two alternative points of views are presented as the only options, whereas others are available
dichotomies
plural of dichotomy
dichotomy
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