how to pronounce bifurcation


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bifurcation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of bifurcation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… not and is the bifurcation between …”

meanings of bifurcation


  1. A command that executes one block or other of commands depending on the result of a condition.
  2. Any place where one thing divides into two.
  3. A place where two roads, tributaries etc. part or meet.
  4. The point where a channel divides when proceeding from seaward.
  5. The act of bifurcating; branching or dividing in two.
  6. The change in the qualitative or topological structure of a given family as described by bifurcation theory.
  7. Either of the forks or other branches resultant from such a division.
  8. A division into two branches.

bifurcation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bifurcation occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bifurcation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bifurcation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) transport and travel;

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