noun see partisan I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Partisanship — Par ti*san*ship, n. The state of being a partisan, or adherent to a party; feelings or conduct characteristic of a partisan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • partisanship — index bias, constituency, faction, favor (partiality), favoritism, indorsement, inequity, injustice …   Law dictionary

  • partisanship — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)tɪzæ̱nʃɪp, AM zən [/t]] N UNCOUNT Partisanship is support for a person or group without fair consideration of the facts and circumstances. His politics were based on loyal partisanship. Syn: prejudice …   English dictionary

  • partisanship — partisan ► NOUN 1) a strong, often uncritical, supporter of a party, cause, or person. 2) a member of an armed group fighting secretly against an occupying force. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ prejudiced. DERIVATIVES partisanship noun. ORIGIN French, from… …   English terms dictionary

  • partisanship — See partisan1. * * * …   Universalium

  • partisanship — noun An inclination to be partisan or biased; partiality …   Wiktionary

  • partisanship — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. party spirit, loyalty; unfairness, bias, prejudice; clannishness, closeness; provincialism. See injustice. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An inclination for or against that inhibits impartial judgment …   English dictionary for students

  • partisanship — par·ti san·ship || ‚pÉ‘rtɪznʃɪp /‚pɑːtɪzæn n. siding with a particular faction; support or endorsement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • partisanship — n. Championship …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • partisanship — par·ti·san·ship …   English syllables

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