01. A new report suggests that a vaccine that offers at least [partial] protection against HIV could be available within a decade.
02. Dave likes blondes, but personally I'm [partial] to brunettes.
03. The judge in the figure skating competition was accused of being [partial] to the hometown skater.
04. My grandfather is [partially] deaf, so you'll have to speak up a bit.
05. Averil Coxhead has noted that writing in a second language gives learners the chance to use words they [partially] know to increase their confidence in using these words.
06. The referee has been accused of [partiality] by the visiting team.
07. The kids are [partial] to chocolate ice cream, but I'm sure they'll be happy with vanilla if there's nothing else available.
08. A body was found [partially] buried in sand in a remote area on the north coast.
09. Croatians living overseas are allowed to retain their citizenship, and even have [partial] voting rights for elections in their homeland.
10. Djibouti's economy is [partially] based on service activities connected with the country's strategic location in northeast Africa.
11. The essay seems to have been plagiarized, at least [partially].
12. The judge ruled that the victim was [partially] responsible for the accident, given that he was speeding when the truck hit him.
13. My wife is a dog lover, but I've always been [partial] to cats.
14. The Israeli Defense Minister has announced a [partial] withdrawal of troops from the region.
15. The largest mountain on earth is Mauna Kea, on the island of Hawaii. Though [partially] submerged, it is 4,000 feet taller than Mount Everest.
16. Jello-O is made from [partially] decomposed cow and pig hides, hooves, bones, and connective tissue.
17. Horace wrote that Pale Death with [impartial] tread beats at the poor man's cottage door, and at the palaces of kings.
18. Belva Lockwood once suggested that if nations could only depend upon fair and [impartial] judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
19. It is important for a teacher to be totally [impartial] when determining which students will pass or fail.
20. I know that one of the candidates for the position is a friend of yours, but I trust that you will be completely [impartial] when deciding who to hire.
21. American Franklin Roosevelt, although [partially] paralyzed by polio, was re-elected three times.
22. The mediator is well-known for his fairness and [impartiality] when assisting in contract negotiations.
23. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and [impartial] tribunal.
24. Spoken English is quite different from written English. When we talk, we often speak in [partial] sentences.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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  • partial — partial, iale, iaux [ parsjal, jo ] adj. • 1540; parcial « personne attachée à un parti » 1370; lat. médiév. partialis, de pars « 1. part » ♦ Qui prend parti pour ou contre qqn ou qqch., sans souci de justice ni de vérité, qui a du parti pris. «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • partial — par tial (p[aum]r shal), a. [F., fr. LL. partials, fr. L. pars, gen. partis, a part; cf. (for sense 1) F. partiel. See {Part}, n.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • partial — I (biased) adjective bigoted, cupidus, discriminatory, favorably disposed, inclined, influenced, iniquus, interested, jaundiced, narrow minded, one sided, partisan, predisposed, prejudiced, prepossessed, prone, restricted, studiosus, subjective,… …   Law dictionary

  • partial — partial, ale (par si al, a l ) adj. 1°   Qui s attache à un parti (sens inusité aujourd hui). •   Ce tyran [Aristippe d Argos] étant tombé sur lui [Aratus], ceux d Argos, comme si ce n eût pas été pour leur liberté qu Aratus eût combattu.... se… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Partial — may refer to:*partial derivative, in mathematics *partial function, in mathematics *partial algorithm, in computer science *part score, in contract bridge *partial wave, in acoustics …   Wikipedia

  • partial — [pär′shəl] adj. [ME parcial < MFr partial < LL partialis < L pars,PART1] 1. favoring one person, faction, etc. more than another; biased; prejudiced 2. of, being, or affecting only a part; not complete or total n. 1. PARTIAL TONE …   English World dictionary

  • partial to — liking something or someone very much and usually more than other things or people I like all the food here, but I m particularly partial to the fried chicken. She says she s partial to tall men with dark hair. I m not partial to red wine. [=I d …   Useful english dictionary

  • partial — Partial, [parti]ale. adj. Qui se declare pour les interests d une personne, par preference à une autre. Vous n estes pas croyable, vous estes partial. il est trop partial …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • partial — (adj.) early 15c., one sided, biased, from O.Fr. parcial (14c.), from M.L. partialis divisible, solitary, partial, from L. pars (gen. partis) part (see PART (Cf. part) (n.)). Sense of not whole, incomplete is attested from mid 15c. (implied in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • partial — [adj1] incomplete fractional, fragmentary, half done, halfway, imperfect, limited, part, sectional, uncompleted, unfinished, unperformed; concept 531 Ant. complete, entire, total, whole partial [adj2] biased, prejudiced colored, discriminatory,… …   New thesaurus

  • partial — ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing only in part; incomplete. 2) favouring one side in a dispute above the other; biased. 3) (partial to) having a liking for. DERIVATIVES partiality noun partially adverb …   English terms dictionary

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