Word family noun part counterpart parting partition adjective partial parting part verb part partition adverb part partially partly
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpartialpar‧tial /ˈpɑːʃəl $ ˈpɑːr-/ ●○○ adjective 1 COMPLETE#not complete The exhibition was only a partial success. a partial solution to traffic congestion in Oxford2 be partial to something3 LIKE somebody OR somethingunfairly supporting one person or one group against another OPP impartial
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partialLet me give you a partial answer for the moment.Wade received only partial compensation for her injuries.partial disabilityBut what is constituted by consciousness is the at least partial discernment of limitation.After its partial recovery in the middle 1920s, the Edinburgh printing trade was hit by the depression.The ruling entitled objectors to a partial refund, based on the percentage of the overall fee that supported such activities.a partial solution to the problemThis is only a partial solution to the problem.Just imagine the hippocampus playing back a partial spatiotemporal pattern to the cortex-maybe a fragment of something from the previous week.At best, the mission was a partial success.This low pressure made a partial vacuum above the liquid.Their own spontaneously appointed stewards kept the demonstration orderly and on arrival at their destination they won a partial victory.The term ideology refers to a set of ideas which present only a partial view of reality.From where I was standing, I had a partial view of the house.