In a divided land, in the early stages of a divisive ex-president’s third campaign for the White House, these are the people who have stayed mostly sputtering mad about Trump for a solid seven years.
Egypt and Turkey withdrew ambassadors as tension between them flared following the Egyptian military’s 2013 ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi amid mass protest against his divisive one year of rule.
埃及和土耳其撤回了大使，因为在埃及军方 2013 年推翻伊斯兰总统穆罕默德·穆尔西后，他们之间的紧张关系在大规模抗议他分裂的一年统治中下台。
But, referring to some of the wider problems he faces, Mr. Yousaf appealed for unity after a divisive leadership contest that fractured a party previously renowned for its discipline.
—New York Times
dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
If you say something that is intended to make people angry with each other, your words are divisive. If you want to avoid divisive talk at your family’s Thanksgiving dinner, it’s probably best to avoid discussing politics.
The adjective divisive is related to the verb divide, which means “to separate things or pull them apart.” Divisive things divide. That’s why it’s best to avoid potentially divisive topics like politics if you believe you are in the company of people who have differing opinions. Don’t confuse divisive with decisive, which means “able to make decisions” and “unmistakable, beyond a doubt.”
形容词 divisive 与动词 divide 有关，意思是“分开事物或将它们拉开”。分裂的事物分裂。这就是为什么如果您认为自己与持不同意见的人为伍，最好避免政治等可能引起分歧的话题。不要将 divisive 与 decisive 混为一谈，后者的意思是“能够做出决定”和“不会弄错，毫无疑问”。
Hope was also known for efforts to try to unite the country during divisive times.
—US library pokes fun at politics with Bob Hope by ???
Williams’s clarification speaks to a broader and often divisive transformation taking place: the increasingly common practice of choosing a pronoun that best reflects one’s gender identity, and asking others to adhere to it.
—Billy Dee Williams Says Pronoun Use Did Not Mean ‘Gender-Fluid’ by ???
The divisive comic and Britain’s Got Talent judge has been lambasted for trading on and undermining the Edinburgh fringe festival, where ticket prices have traditionally remained affordable.
—Michael McIntyre charges £31 for unfinished show at Edinburgh fringe by Matt Trueman
divisive (adj.)c. 1600, “having a quality of dividing,” from divis-, past-participle stem of Latin dividere “to divide” (see divide (v.)) + -ive. Meaning “creating division, producing discord” is from 1640s. Related: Divisively; divisiveness.Related entries & more
分裂的（形容词）c。 1600，“具有划分的性质”，来自拉丁语 dividere“划分”的 divis-，过去分词词干（参见 divide (v.)）+ -ive。意思是“制造分裂，产生不和”，源自 1640 年代。相关：分开；分裂性。相关条目及更多
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