Meaning of PARTIAL in English

PARTIAL

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.