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adjective partial pronunciation in British English /ˈpɑː(r)ʃ(ə)l/
  1. 1
    not complete
    a partial withdrawal from enemy territory
    a partial refund
  2. 2
    [not usually before noun] supporting one person, group, or opinion more than any others when you should be fair to all those involved
    It is important that historians are not partial.
    partial towards: The referee was clearly partial towards the other side.
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