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American English: /ˈpɑrtˌweɪ/
, /ˌpɑrtˈweɪ/
British English: /pɑːtˈweɪ/


  • this donation will go partway toward the repairs
    este donativo pagará parte de las obras de reparación
    the TV broke down partway through the film
    la televisión se estropeó al rato de empezar la película
    Example sentences
    • However, the light triangular base doesn't lend itself to keeping the joystick steady on a desk or feeling comfortable while held, and the support part-way down the joystick actually started to wear at my hand before long.
    • It was only part-way into the chase that Simon realised the two suspects on foot were carrying firearms so he immediately began to give a running commentary to his colleagues over his radio so they could call for back-up.
    • You know, we're already part-way into the term.

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