Examples of partly in a Sentence
The project failed partly because of a lack of funds.
What you say is only partly true.
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That's partly the product of the tournament offering so many food and entertainment options removed from the stadium, Worcester said.
Drinking at The Connaught is drinking in style, partly due to the glam decor inspired by English Cubist art—
That is partly because the Senate landscape seems impossibly difficult for the Donkey Party, which is defending 25 of 33 seats up next year, ten of them in states carried by Donald Trump last year.
Kuo's method starts with tissue fragments rather than individual stem cells and grows them in a gel partly exposed to air instead of submerged in nutrient medium.
Tomorrow: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain.
That's partly because more competitions are being shown on TV, especially during the Olympics.
In south Alabama there is a greater chance of storms, 40 percent or so, but in between there could be partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service in Mobile.
This is partly because these first flowers left no traces.
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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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