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Adjective

partial (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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partial

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  1. Existing as a part or portion; incomplete.
    So far, I have only pieced together a partial account of the incident.
  2. Biased in favor of a person, side, or point of view, especially when dealing with a competition or dispute.
    The referee is blatantly partial!
    I am rather partial to chocolate.

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Noun

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partial

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  1. (mathematics) A partial derivative: a derivative with respect to one independent variable of a function in multiple variables.

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