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English translation of 'partisan'

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[paʀtizɑ̃ ]
Word forms: partisan, partisane
masculine noun/feminine noun
1.  (combattant) partisan
2.  [de parti, régime] supporter
1.  [lutte, querelle] partisanone-sided
être partisan de qch to be in favour of sth (Brit)to be in favor of sth (USA)
être partisan de faire to be in favour of doing (Brit)to be in favor of doing (USA)

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Example Sentences Including 'partisan'

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C'est un suffrage à caractère indicatif sur un sujet partisan, sans garantie de contrôle ni de transparence ", affirme M. Devedjian.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Ils s'imaginaient qu'un label partisan impressionnait toujours les Français.
de Closets, François La grande manip
Je suis " partisan d'une consultation des électeurs en Corse " mais je considère " la question mal posée ".
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
L'information " traditionnelle " sera traitée avec une très grande éthique et sans engagement partisan.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)

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'partisan' in Other Languages

British English: believer NOUN
a believer in sth If you are a great believer in something, you think that it is good, right, or useful.
Mum was a great believer in herbal medicines.
British English: partisan ADJECTIVE
Someone who is partisan strongly supports a particular person or cause.
He is clearly too partisan to be a referee.
  • American English: partisan
  • Brazilian Portuguese: partidário
  • Chinese: 盲目拥护的
  • European Spanish: partidista
  • French: partisan
  • German: voreingenommen
  • Italian: di parte
  • Japanese: >盲目的に支持する人・大義を
  • Korean: 당파심이 강한
  • European Portuguese: partidário
  • Latin American Spanish: partidista
British English: proponent NOUN
If you are a proponent of a particular idea or course of action, you actively support it.
He was a leading proponent of the values of progressive education.
  • American English: proponent
  • Brazilian Portuguese: proponente
  • Chinese: > 支持者某观念或行为的
  • European Spanish: defensor
  • French: partisan
  • German: Befürworter
  • Italian: sostenitore
  • Japanese: 支持者
  • Korean: 옹호자
  • European Portuguese: proponente
  • Latin American Spanish: defensor


Translation of partisan from the Collins French to English
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