Definition of 'partly'
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Was it partly about finding an identity while growing up in the public eye? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The blog came about partly as an online portfolio and partly to keep up my writing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is partly responsible for this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is partly about policy uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The FA is partly responsible for another fine mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's partly about the mood music from Britain detected in foreign capitals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He lives in sheltered accommodation and has had carers coming in four times a day for the past ten years, partly funded by the local council. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's probably partly responsible for why I spend quite a lot of time in opera where some conditions are easier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is partly about where we come from. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This could partly explain why attacks in the district are well down on previous years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The reality is we are all partly responsible. The Sun (2006)The weaponry is then used partly to beat down the insurgency. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The choice will be determined partly by how much you choose to spend on school fees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is partly about parents and their interaction with officials. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Such attitudes may partly explain a disparity in the number of men and women taking posts abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The financial sector was at least partly responsible for the biggest crisis in a century. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The money will partly be used to recruit and train more teachers. The Sun (2015)That depends partly on how much of the cut is passed on by the banks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is partly about delaying any report until after the next election. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perhaps it partly explains why university is so important to her. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The airlines claim that taxes are partly responsible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is limited partly because sport used to be in denial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Partly because so much of my life has been a nomadic existence. The Sun (2012)The trend is thought to be driven partly by claims about the health benefits of honey. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Its strength partly explains the absence of a specific country political party for most of this century. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)Justice is partly about ensuring people see the error of their ways. The Sun (2013)It seems likely that this partly explains regional differences in preferences for home ownership. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990) Use partly what is practical, but also what feels right. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In this light, a loom could be seen as merely so much partly produced cloth. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)
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Translations for 'partly'
British English: partly /ˈpɑːtlɪ/ ADVERB
You use partly to indicate that something is true or exists to some extent, but not completely.
It's partly my fault.
- American English: partly
- Arabic: جُزْئِياً
- Brazilian Portuguese: em parte
- Chinese: 部分地
- Croatian: dijelom
- Czech: částečně
- Danish: delvist
- Dutch: gedeeltelijk
- European Spanish: en parte
- Finnish: osaksi
- French: en partie
- German: zum Teil
- Greek: εν μέρει
- Italian: parzialmente
- Japanese: 部分的に
- Korean: 부분적으로
- Norwegian: delvis
- Polish: częściowo
- European Portuguese: em parte
- Romanian: parțial
- Russian: частично
- Spanish: en parte
- Swedish: delvis
- Thai: บางส่วน
- Turkish: kısmen
- Ukrainian: частково
- Vietnamese: phần nào
Definition of partly from the Collins English Dictionary
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