Definición de partisan en inglés:


Silabificación: par·ti·san
Pronunciación: /ˈpärtəzən


  • 2A member of an armed group formed to fight secretly against an occupying force, in particular one operating in enemy-occupied Yugoslavia, Italy, and parts of eastern Europe in World War II.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Giovanni Pesce fought with the partisans during the Second World War.
    • Whether the same is true in the realm of the very small - the warfare of guerrillas, partisans, and terrorists - is more difficult to say.
    • He reminded listeners that in 1943 Yugoslav partisans in Serbia fought against numerically superior German forces and won.
    guerrilla, freedom fighter, resistance fighter, underground fighter, irregular (soldier)


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  • Prejudiced in favor of a particular cause: newspapers have become increasingly partisan
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It is part of the sincerity of rational arguments that they are never knowingly glosses for partisan prejudices.
    • Of course, many of those who were right about the war were only right because of their own partisan prejudices.
    • It's getting very hard to attribute these kinds of responses to sheer ignorance - or even partisan bias.
    biased, prejudiced, one-sided, discriminatory, colored, partial, interested, sectarian, factional


mid 16th century: from French, via Italian dialect from Italian partigiano, from parte 'part' (from Latin pars, part-).

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