Meaning of PARTIAL in English
par ‧ tial /ˈpɑːʃ ə l $ ˈpɑːr-/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ part , ↑ counterpart , ↑ parting , ↑ partition ; adverb : ↑ part , ↑ partially , ↑ partly ; adjective : ↑ partial , ↑ parting , ↑ part ; verb : ↑ part , ↑ partition ]
1 . not complete:
The exhibition was only a partial success.
a partial solution to traffic congestion in Oxford
2 . be partial to something formal to like something very much:
I’m very partial to cream cakes.
3 . unfairly supporting one person or one group against another OPP impartial
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012