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adverb part·ly \ˈpärt-lē\

Definition of partly

  1. :  in some measure or degree :  partially

Examples of partly in a sentence

  1. The project failed partly because of a lack of funds.

  2. What you say is only partly true.

1523

First Known Use of partly

1523


PARTLY Defined for English Language Learners

partly

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adverb part·ly \ˈpärt-lē\

Definition of partly for English Language Learners

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


PARTLY Defined for Kids

partly

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adverb part·ly \ˈpärt-lē\

Definition of partly for Students

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



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