Examples of partly in a Sentence
The project failed partly because of a lack of funds.
What you say is only partly true.
Recent Examples of partly from the Web
That is partly due to personal style but more so to substance.
The travails of the prime market are partly due to worries about London’s status after Brexit.
The National Weather Service initially thought that the system would strong enough to soak Southern California, where the wild lands are very dry, partly due to the two major heat waves that occurred in October.
Revenue from livestock animal treatments decreased 6% in the latest quarter from a year ago, partly due to competitive pressures in the U.S. cattle industry, the company said.
Wood Mackenzie’s Falakshahi expects Iranian service companies to do most of the work for the first phase of South Pars, partly due to minimum requirements for local staffing and content in the project.
The first is the growing intimacy between U.S. intelligence and academia, driven partly by patriotic fervor and terrorism fears in the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Russia's economy has been stuck in recession, partly as a result of falling commodity prices and Western sanctions over the 2014 annexation of the Crimea.
That’s partly because the clothes needed to reflect more diversity in ages and lifestyles (and professions).
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First Known Use of partly
Synonymshalf, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partway, in part
Antonymsall, altogether, completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, quite, totally, utterly, wholly
Related Wordsfragmentarily; enough, fairly, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, like, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, something, somewhat, sort of
Near Antonymsabsolutely, dead, downright, plain; especially, exceedingly (also exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, greatly, highly, hugely, particularly, very
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