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partially - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

1archaic : in a biased manner : with partiality2: to some extent : in some degree

As in 'partial collapse', I guess?

Or is that just US English?

by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Tue Aug 12th, 2008 at 05:50:22 PM EST
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No, it can be used to mean "partly". It's just a bugbear of mine (ie I don't think it's good usage).

BTW, I just heard a French sovereignist MEP explain the collapse by successive enlargements of the EU, leading to the cobbling together of a larger chamber...

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Wed Aug 13th, 2008 at 01:29:19 AM EST
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