Meaning of PARTIAL in English

PARTIAL

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English parcial, from Late Latin ~is, from Latin part-, pars part Date: 14th century of or relating to a part rather than the whole ; not general or total , inclined to favor one party more than the other ; biased , markedly fond of someone or something, II. noun Date: 1880 overtone 1a

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