Definition of partially in English:

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partially

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːʃ(ə)li/

adverb

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.
Synonyms
to a limited extent/degree, partly, to a certain extent/degree, to some extent/degree, in part, not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, relatively, moderately, (up) to a point, half, somewhat, in some measure, comparatively, fractionally, slightly, incompletely
informal ish

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