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Princeton's WordNet

  1. partially, partly, partadverb

    in part; in some degree; not wholly

    "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"


  1. partiallyadverb

    To a partial degree or extent, incompletely.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Partiallyadverb

    Etymology: from partial.

    That stole into a total verity, which was but partially true in its covert sense. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    The message he brought, opened a clear prospect of eternal salvation, which had been but obscurely and partially figured in the shadows of the law. John Rogers, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Partiallyadverb

    in part; not totally; as, partially true; the sun partially eclipsed

  2. Partiallyadverb

    in a partial manner; with undue bias of mind; with unjust favor or dislike; as, to judge partially

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'partially' in Adverbs Frequency: #374

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of partially in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of partially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of partially in a Sentence

  1. Peter Hotez:

    This is twice as infectious as anything we’ve seen before, so if you are not vaccinated or you are only partially vaccinated, there's a high likelihood that you will become infected with this Delta variant over the next few weeks or over the summer, it's not too late. Now is the time to get vaccinated. And if you’re a young adult or adolescent, don’t listen to the anti-vaccine nonsense that says if you go to the gym eat a healthy diet, that’s good enough. It's not. It's not the same as the virus neutralizing the antibodies from the vaccine.

  2. Deborah Nichols:

    Girls partially are socialized to, sadly, care about appearance and relationships and social media fosters that kind of relationship building.

  3. Duane Gubler:

    Even though it's only partially effective, they'll have public health utility, in the next three to five years we'll see one or more antivirals come on as well.

  4. Walter Shaub:

    This is pretty outrageous, to come into government and then buy conflicting( interests), president Donald Trump partially eliminated a conflict of interest and then bought a new one on the same day.

  5. Heather Heldman:

    China is using a variety of tech tools to carry out its mass surveillance everything from sophisticated DNA mapping to advanced social media monitoring and cyber-surveillance tools such as facial recognition all tools more commonly used in a military or law enforcement context, much of the funding for the construction and deployment of such systems comes from the Chinese government, but it also comes from international private sector enterprises that may be partially owned by a Chinese entity.

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    be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • A. obligate
    • B. depend
    • C. restore
    • D. signify

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