Definition of partially in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpärSHəlē/


Only in part; to a limited extent: the work partially fulfills the function of a historical memoir [as submodifier]: a partially open door
More example sentences
  • Slightly spookily the gig was once again partially interrupted by a violent thunderstorm.
  • Problems occur when translating a visual layout for a partially or non-sighted person.
  • This model gave a clear picture of the forces acting on the partially destroyed spine.
to a limited extent/degree, to a certain extent/degree, partly, in part, not totally, not entirely, relatively, moderately, (up) to a point, somewhat, comparatively, slightly

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Syllabification: par·tial·ly

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