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Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies.‘the reforms received considerable bipartisan approval’
- ‘In domestic, as well as foreign policy, there is bipartisan agreement between the major parties.’
- ‘Does the Prime Minister recall promising that he would always extend the bipartisan hand on this policy?’
- ‘The disclosure has led to a bipartisan call for a congressional investigation.’
- ‘The comments underscore Labor's bipartisan support on foreign policy as on every other issue.’
- ‘Trade policy has been a notable and bipartisan success of postwar American foreign policy.’
- ‘There was bipartisan agreement on the committee to hold an inquiry into hate speech.’
- ‘As Dr Brash said, that is a matter of bipartisan agreement in this House.’
- ‘If we are going to pursue a bipartisan policy let's be willing also to accept some shortcomings on our part.’
- ‘Each of the three counties involved will have its own bipartisan recounting committee.’
- ‘Charter school legislation easily passed through both state houses with bipartisan support.’
- ‘On the one hand, National is telling business audiences that New Zealand has a bipartisan trade policy.’
- ‘I think it is a great pity that we have moved away from a bipartisan agreement that gave New Zealand the best accounts in the world.’
- ‘I add that Canada also eschews bipartisan democracy in favor of a number of well-known parties and a handful of lesser known ones.’
- ‘The bipartisan character of the response of the two major parties is not an accident.’
- ‘This legislation underscores the bipartisan agreement between Labor and the government.’
- ‘Yet the House has just approved it, on a virtual party line vote, ending the recent spirit of bipartisan cooperation in Congress.’
- ‘The calls for a unity government or a bipartisan approach come from conflicting directions.’
- ‘Is that the way you want to start off the kind of bipartisan cooperation you have been talking about?’
- ‘Named the USA Patriot Act, the bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support.’
- ‘A bipartisan War Party is in control of Congress, and the media has been toeing its line.’
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