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split

noun aperture, bifurcation, bisection, breach, break, chasm, chink, cleavage, cleft, crack, crater, crevice, cut, detachment, dichotomy, difference, dilaceration, dimidiation, diremption, disagreement, disassociation, discerption, disconnection, disengagement, disjunction, dismemberment, disruption, dissection, dissension, disseverance, disunion, divarication, divergence, division, divorce, divulsion, faction, fissura, fissure, fork, fracture, furrow, gap, gash, gulf, hiatus, incision, interruption, partage, partition, perforation, quarrel, rent, rift, rima, rip, scission, scissura, scissure, sect, segmentation, segregation, separation, severance, slit, slot, subdivision, sunderance, variance
Associated concepts: split among the Circuit Courts, split in authority, split sentence, splitting a cause of action

split

verb abscind, allocate, allot, apportion, assign, bisect, break, break with, carve, chop, cleave, crack, cut, deal, detach, dichotomize, diffindere, disconnect, disjoin, dispense, dissect, dissever, distribute, disunite, divide, dole, fissure, fracture, give way, hack, halve, hew, incise, intersect, isolate, lance, mete, open, parcel out, part, part company, partition, rend, rift, rip, rive, rupture, scindere, section, segment, segregate, separate, sever, share, shiver, slash, slice, slit, snap, splinter, subdivide, sunder, tear, unbind, untie
Associated concepts: split a cause of action
See also: alienation, apportion, argument, bifurcate, break, controversy, cross, detach, dichotomize, dichotomy, disaccord, disagree, disagreement, disassociation, discord, discrepancy, disjoint, divide, division, divisive, estrangement, feud, force, isolate, mete, part, partial, rend, rift, schism, separate, separation, sever, sort, subdivide, variance
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He took a gamble that his proposal could get the required majority of the BoJ's policy board and barely made it, presiding over the first split vote on his main policy framework since he took the helm of the central bank in April 2013.
This was the most split vote of the lot in the survey, with half of you reckoning the Norwegian manager will be gone by Christmas, let alone still be in situ next summer.
The split vote was seen as a vote against austerity and highlighted the scale of discontent in a country that is crucial for the future of the euro, as Italy is the third largest country in the Euro zone.
The split vote is a neutral outcome for Boeing, which needs support from its engineers to help resolve battery problems that have grounded all 787 Dreamliners.
A MEMORIAL to people tortured and killed as witches will not be built in a village after a split vote in a referendum.
Astonishingly, the three judges gave the decision to Sturm on a 2-1 split vote, and there was nothing the gallant Macklin could do but lick his wounds and demand a rematch as soon as possible.
In a split vote, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted 8-6 that the approved pain indications for duloxetine be expanded to include a broader population of patients with chronic pain.
At the March policy meeting, the BOJ policy makers decided in a split vote to double to 20 trillion yen the funds available to banks for the three-month loan program, and reiterated that the bank would keep an ''extremely accommodative financial environment'' to defeat deflation.
When the vote was held, the diplomat said, Hussain was surprised at the split vote among NAM members, with Cuba voting no, India yes and Egypt, Pakistan and South Africa abstaining.
Liverpool captain Gerrard could benefit from a split vote for United players as David Ginola did during the 1999 treble-winning season.
The split vote came during a special meeting Wednesday, a week after a public hearing in which teachers voiced their opposition to the school.
A one-page statement issued through his attorney said the two women mentioned in the sexual harassment complaint have ties to John Cummings, the former chief lobbyist for the Community College of Southern Nevada who was demoted in November on a split vote of the Board of Regents.