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DICHOTOMY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dichotomy mean? 

DICHOTOMY (noun)
  The noun DICHOTOMY has 1 sense:

1. being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses

  Familiarity information: DICHOTOMY used as a noun is very rare.


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DICHOTOMY (noun)


Sense 1dichotomy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

dichotomy; duality

Context example:

the dichotomy between eastern and western culture

Hypernyms ("dichotomy" is a kind of...):

categorisation; categorization; classification (a group of people or things arranged by class or category)


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