Partially Par"tial*ly adv. 1. In part; not totally; as, partially true; the sun partially eclipsed. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. In a partial manner; with undue bias of mind; with unjust favor or dislike; as, to judge partially. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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