Meaning of PARTIAL in English


noun having a predelection for; inclined to favor unreasonably; foolishly fond.

2. partial ·noun of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse of the moon.

3. partial ·noun inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a question, more then the other; baised; not indifferent; as, a judge should not be partial.

4. partial ·noun pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is often supported by a partial petiole.

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