partial

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: par‧tial

Adjective[change]

Positive
partial

Comparative
more partial

Superlative
most partial

  1. Being a part of something; not being complete
    The dinner was only a partial success - everyone loved the dessert, but nobody liked the soup.
  2. Treating people or things differently; preferring one to another
    A partial teacher gives better grades to students he likes more.
  3. Liking something
    I'm rather partial to a beer or two on Friday nights.

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