Definition of bifurcation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bifurcation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌbaɪfəˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbaɪfərˈkeɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable](formal)
 
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a place where a road, river, etc. divides into two different parts; the fact of this happening