1(not complete)(solution/payment/paralysis) parciala partial success — un éxito a medias
- she made a partial recovery — se recuperó parcialmente
- Quantitative measurement is necessarily, by its very nature, partial and incomplete.
- I think that a partial answer to your question is that we're in a much more modern secular period here, post-1945.
- If you want to know why I am so hostile to religion, there are partial answers here and here.
- In such cases, the children sometimes got partial answers or intuited something of their situations on their own.
- The project essentially entailed a partial renewal of the existing line with some shortcut additions.
- One partial answer is a prediction from the years before the Oslo peace process collapsed.
- I have a vague sense that dramaturgs may be a partial answer to the director capture problem, but I don't know enough about theatre to say.
- A partial answer to this is that mere things only present themselves to mere beholding, but mere beholding is only a deficient mode of concern or engagement.
- For those of us who were expecting the Iraqi army to put up more resistance to the coalition this may provide a partial answer to why they did not.
- A partial answer to the other question is that some basic international requirements for a fair election are missing in Florida.
- This is a partial answer, satisfactory to explain my own suffering.
- I suspect that this may be a partial answer, but the major problem is that there is too much fishing available to match anglers these days.
- It should be thought of as a partial or incomplete dislocation.
- Often premature and unconvincing generalisations are made from rather more limited and partial changes.
- Finding at least partial answers to questions about suffering and death brings satisfaction, if not certainty.
- With a few cues, reminders or partial fragments in mind, we can select, interpret, and integrate one thing with another so as to make use of what we learn and remember.
- This is a very partial list, restricted to US sins and crimes in the Western Hemisphere.
- Control of the marriage of a female heiress by the cadet branches of the chiefly house, and the office of tutor or guardian within the clan, were partial answers.
- Rummaging around the internet has provided a partial answer.
- Buildings partially vacated may also qualify for a partial reduction in payments.
2.1to be partial to(fond)tener debilidad por
- The wife of a colleague was known to be partial to bacon and banana.
- On another note, I have always been more partial to his poetry than his criticism.
- He'd always been more partial to Eliana, but Evangeline was his daughter nonetheless.
- Unfortunately for me I'm very partial to cream buns and meat pies.
- I've been especially partial to their playing of Mozart.
- Today's side is also partial to knockout competition.
- I could afford the best wine by then, and I'd had become very partial to bacon every morning.
- Certainly, that touring party was more than partial to a peculiarly Kiwi version of bacon and egg pie.
- You know, I'm very partial to what you are saying here.
- But since Sophia is partial to dark colours herself, he'll probably never know.
2.2formal (biased)(arbiter/judge) parcial
- Published within one year of the Iraq War, the book offers only a partial view of the international dimension of the crisis.
- Thus the written history of slavery is inevitably partial and one-sided.
- It's about separating yourself and your ideas from everyone else's partial biases.
- The original hawk-dove model predicted partial preferences for aggressiveness.
- As partial academics they are unable to sponsor, promote or foster academic excellence.
- The difficulty, as ever, is that it inevitably encompasses a very partial and contradictory world view.
- I'm not an expert and I can't say for sure, but I think the UN weapons inspectors took a partial view of biological warfare.
- Death doesn't seem to have any favourites; only humans have a partial view.
- He said it was evident in the partial views of legislators in the House of Representatives.
- Total war may describe certain isolated and uncharacteristic aspects of the Civil War but is at most a partial view.
- Such a perspective would be as partial as the view that the American Revolution was a fight between natives and aliens.
- How can those who articulate the green case possibly be comfortable with such a curiously unbalanced mix of myths and beliefs, such a partial view of the world?