Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 

impartial

view main entry for impartialadjective  /ɪmˈpɑrʃ(ə)l/
Previous and next
American English pronunciation: impartialClick to listen to the pronunciation of impartial

derived words

impartiality

  /ˌɪmpɑrʃiˈæləti/  noun [uncountable]
American English pronunciation: impartialityClick to listen to the pronunciation of impartiality

impartially

adverb
impartially adverbNot having strong opinions or supporting a particular opinion or idea: uncommitted, impartial, apolitical, (somewhere) in the middle, neutral, middle-of-the-road, nonpartisan, suggestible, sit/be on the fence

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

Open Dictionary

dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog