Meaning of PARTIAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pɑ:(r)ʃ(ə)l ]
You use partial to refer to something that is not complete or whole.
...a partial ban on the use of cars in the city.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
If you are partial to something, you like it.
He’s partial to sporty women with blue eyes...
ADJ : v-link ADJ to n / -ing
He has a great partiality for chocolate biscuits.
N-UNCOUNT : oft N for n
Someone who is partial supports a particular person or thing, for example in a competition or dispute, instead of being completely fair.
I might be accused of being partial...
ADJ : v-link ADJ
She is criticized by some others for her one-sidedness and partiality.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006