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partly

EN[pɑɹtli] [pɑːtli]
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    Definition of partly in English Dictionary

  • AdverbPREpar-SUF-ly
    1. In part, or to some degree, but not completely.
      1. Five minutes into the game the Black Cats were facing a mountain, partly because of West Brom's newly-found ruthlessness in front of goal but also as a result of the home side's defensive generosity.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • M. biventer cervicis originates from the dorsocaudally located aponeurosis notarii (an), which is partly covered by thoracic muscles (tm).
      • The cathode electrodes were only partly submerged in the catholyte to allow for an ‘air-wicking’ aerobic configuration.
      • Ventral view of segments 2 and 3 in Meristoderes macracanthus, showing partly differentiated lateral fissures (black/white arrows) on segment 2, but no midsternal fissure (character 19, state 1).
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Degree adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en party
        2. fr party
        3. en portly
        4. en patly
        5. en artly
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of partly for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "partly" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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