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part·ly

 (pärt′lē)
adv.
In part or in some degree; not completely.

partly

(ˈpɑːtlɪ)
adv
to some extent; not completely
Usage: Partly and partially are to some extent interchangeable, but partly should be used when referring to a part or parts of something: the building is partly (not partially) of stone, while partially is preferred for the meaning to some extent: his mother is partially (not partly) sighted

part•ly

(ˈpɑrt li)

adv.
in some degree; partially.
[1515–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.partly - in part; in some degree; not wholly; "I felt partly to blame"; "He was partially paralyzed"
all, altogether, completely, entirely, totally, whole, wholly - to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"

partly

adverb partially, relatively, somewhat, slightly, in part, halfway, not fully, in some measure, incompletely, up to a certain point, to a certain degree or extent This is partly my fault.
completely, totally, fully, entirely, in full, wholly
Usage: Partly and partially are to some extent interchangeable, but partly should be used when referring to a part or parts of something: the building is partly (not partially) made of stone, while partially is preferred for the meaning to some extent: his mother is partially (not partly) sighted.
Translations
جُزْئِياًجُزْئِيّاً
částečně
delvist
osaksi
dijelom
aî hluta til, sumpart
部分的に
부분적으로
deloma
delvis
บางส่วน
phần nào

partly

[ˈpɑːtlɪ] ADVen parte
that is only partly trueeso es verdad sólo en parte
I am partly to blameen parte es culpa mía
he is partly responsible for thisen parte él es responsable de esto
it was partly destroyedquedó parcialmente destruido
the film is partly a romance, partly a comedyla película es en parte romántica y en parte cómica, la película tiene partes románticas y partes cómicas

partly

[ˈpɑːrtli] adven partie
It's partly my fault → C'est en partie ma faute.

partly

partly

[ˈpɑːtlɪ] advparzialmente, in parte

part

(paːt) noun
1. something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece. We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.
2. an equal division. He divided the cake into three parts.
3. a character in a play etc. She played the part of the queen.
4. the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc. He learned his part quickly.
5. in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice. the violin part.
6. a person's share, responsibility etc in doing something. He played a great part in the government's decision.
verb
to separate; to divide. They parted (from each other) at the gate.
ˈparting noun
1. the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc. Their final parting was at the station.
2. a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head.
ˈpartly adverb
to a certain extent but not completely. She was tired, partly because of the journey and partly because of the heat.
ˌpart-ˈtime adjective, adverb
not taking one's whole time; for only a few hours or days a week. a part-time job; She works part-time.
in part
partly. He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident.
part company
1. to go in different directions. We parted company at the bus-stop.
2. to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc.
part of speech
one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc).
part with
to give away or be separated from. He doesn't like parting with money.
take in good part
to accept without being hurt or offended. He took their jokes in good part.
take someone's part
to support someone (in an argument etc). She always takes his part.
take part in
to be one of a group of people doing something, to take an active share in (eg playing a game, performing a play, holding a discussion etc). He never took part in arguments.

partly

جُزْئِياً částečně delvist zum Teil εν μέρει en parte osaksi en partie dijelom parzialmente 部分的に 부분적으로 gedeeltelijk delvis częściowo em parte частично delvis บางส่วน kısmen phần nào 部分地
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But as we ascend in the social scale, the process of discriminating and being discriminated by hearing increases in difficulty, partly because voices are assimilated, partly because the faculty of voice-discrimination is a plebeian virtue not much developed among the Aristocracy.
The votes allotted to them are in a compound ratio, which considers them partly as distinct and coequal societies, partly as unequal members of the same society.
Though the poems of the Boeotian school (2) were unanimously assigned to Hesiod down to the age of Alexandrian criticism, they were clearly neither the work of one man nor even of one period: some, doubtless, were fraudulently fathered on him in order to gain currency; but it is probable that most came to be regarded as his partly because of their general character, and partly because the names of their real authors were lost.
In Switzerland they support the Radicals, without losing sight of the fact that this party consists of antagonistic elements, partly of Democratic Socialists, in the French sense, partly of radical bourgeois.
This is partly because the amount of thoroughly great literature which they produced is small, and partly because for present-day readers it is in effect a foreign literature, written in early forms of English or in foreign languages, so that to-day it is intelligible only through special study or in translation.
In actual life each historic event, each human action, is very clearly and definitely understood without any sense of contradiction, although each event presents itself as partly free and partly compulsory.
It is a power that is partly racial and partly individual: a power impregnated with some mysterious quality, partly hypnotic, partly mesmeric, which seems to take away from eyes that meet them all power of resistance--nay, all power of wishing to resist.
The fault may be partly in myself, but I hope not altogether.
minister and kinsman of a petty kinglet under the Chou dynasty, whose `Li Sao', literally translated `Falling into Trouble', is partly autobiography and partly imagination.
For a part of the distance between Auburn and Newcastle the road-- first on one side of a creek and then on the other--occupies the whole bottom of the ravine, being partly cut out of the steep hillside, and partly built up with bowlders removed from the creek- bed by the miners.
Partly from its peculiar colour, partly from a superstition which represented it as feeling the influence of the deity whom it adorned, and growing and lessening in lustre with the waxing and waning of the moon, it first gained the name by which it continues to be known in India to this day--the name of THE MOONSTONE.
Except that of course," she threw in, "he might come partly for you.