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Definition of Partial


  1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse of the moon.
  2. Inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a question, more then the other; baised; not indifferent; as, a judge should not be partial.
  3. Having a predelection for; inclined to favor unreasonably; foolishly fond.
  4. Pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is often supported by a partial petiole.
More "Partial" Quotations

Partial Translations

partial in Dutch is gedeeltelijk, partieel
partial in German is parteiisch, Teil, teilweise
partial in Portuguese is parcial
partial in Spanish is parcial
partial in Swedish is partiell, partisk