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Only in part; to a limited extent:‘the work partially fulfills the function of a historical memoir’[as submodifier] ‘a partially open door’
to a limited degree, to a limited extent, partly, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, to some degree, to some extent, in part, not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, relatively, moderately, half, somewhat, in some measure, comparatively, fractionally, slightly, incompletelyishView synonyms
- ‘Slightly spookily the gig was once again partially interrupted by a violent thunderstorm.’
- ‘Just six of these have been addressed by the government, but only partially.’
- ‘This model gave a clear picture of the forces acting on the partially destroyed spine.’
- ‘This can result in partially blocked pipes, which can mean discoloured water and reduced flow.’
- ‘Problems occur when translating a visual layout for a partially or non-sighted person.’
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