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partly

adverb part·ly \ˈpärt-lē\

: somewhat but not completely : to some extent or in some degree

Full Definition of PARTLY

:  in some measure or degree :  partially

Examples of PARTLY

  1. The project failed partly because of a lack of funds.
  2. What you say is only partly true.

First Known Use of PARTLY

1523

Rhymes with PARTLY

PARTLY Defined for Kids

partly

adverb part·ly \ˈpärt-lē\

Definition of PARTLY for Kids

:  somewhat but not completely <I was partly to blame for the argument.>

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