Definition of 'partial'
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Wholesale energy prices have risen because of the weak pound and partial recovery in oil prices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It costs 249 and if it doesn't work the manufacturers offer a partial refund. The Sun (2016)What if the bank offers a partial refund? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sceptics wonder if friendship and the sharing of a commercial representative provides partial explanation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result is death or partial paralysis. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)It has now agreed to a partial solution. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was suffering temporary partial paralysis in his legs. The Sun (2010)He experienced pain and partial paralysis down his leg. The Sun (2010)National differences in factor abundance offer plausible partial explanations for international variations in patterns of specialization and trade. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)One partial solution to this problem is to let a car cool off completely before putting it into the garage. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Options could include a partial flotation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is only a partial explanation. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)The partial eclipse will be over shortly after 11am. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can also claim partial refunds for any credit-card penalties you incurred over the past six years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One partial solution is to use resources far, far more efficiently. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are many factors, many partial explanations. Christianity Today (2000)Her lawyers say that she also suffered serious brain damage, leading to partial paralysis and balance problems. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A partial recovery is predicted for the second half of next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For those lucky enough to have had clear skies, the partial solar eclipse yesterday was a wondrous sight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After his body became covered in blisters his mother took him to hospital, where he made a partial recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Significant numbers leave within the first few weeks, while they are eligible for a partial refund of their course fees. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If the item is years old you are likely to be offered a partial refund - but this is still worth pursuing. The Sun (2014)A smaller partial eclipse will also appear in southeastern Australia. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Science, for me, gives a partial explanation of life. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The partial recovery followed a 15 per cent slump on Wednesday. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was a partial recovery for the three weeks of the Games with a 9 per cent drop overall. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet he said he could see'light at the end of the tunnel' and the approach of partial privatisation next year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'partial'
British English: partial /ˈpɑːʃəl/ ADJECTIVE
You use partial to refer to something that is true or exists to some extent, but is not complete or total.
The event was only a partial success.
- American English: partial
- Arabic: جُزْئِيٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: parcial
- Chinese: 部分的
- Croatian: djelomičan
- Czech: částečný
- Danish: delvis
- Dutch: gedeeltelijk
- European Spanish: parcial
- Finnish: osittainen
- French: partiel
- German: teilweise
- Greek: μερικός
- Italian: parziale
- Japanese: 部分的な
- Korean: 부분적인
- Norwegian: delvis
- Polish: częściowy
- European Portuguese: parcial
- Romanian: parțial
- Russian: частичный
- Spanish: parcial
- Swedish: partiell
- Thai: ซึ่งเป็นบางส่วน
- Turkish: kısmi
- Ukrainian: частковий
- Vietnamese: một phần
Definition of partial from the Collins English Dictionary
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