Seperated to together

dichotomy
(n)
die-COT-ǝ-mee
Meaning

a branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)

1st Sample Sentence

In the lives of most people, work and private life form a dichotomy whose two parts rarely affect each other.

Root

dicha (in two, asunder)#temnein (to cut) (Greek)

Mnemonics

can be think as di + cut _. so dichotomy is cutting into two parts

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