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Main Entry:
1par·tial  
Pronunciation:
ˈpär-shəl\
Function:
adjective
Etymology:
Middle English parcial, from Late Latin partialis, from Latin part-, pars part
Date:
14th century
1 : of or relating to a part rather than the whole : not general or total 2 : inclined to favor one party more than the other : biased 3 : markedly fond of someone or something --used with to



"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.
by poemless on Tue Aug 12th, 2008 at 05:59:30 PM EST
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The adjective "partial" can have this sense, no doubt. But "partly" is a much clearer adverb than "partially". Occam's Razor.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Wed Aug 13th, 2008 at 01:30:57 AM EST
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