Translation of partial in Spanish:


parcial, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpɑrʃəl/ /ˈpɑːʃ(ə)l/

See Spanish definition of parcial


  • 1

    (not complete)
    (paralysis/solution/payment) parcial
    a partial success un éxito a medias
    • she made a partial recovery se recuperó parcialmente
    • The project essentially entailed a partial renewal of the existing line with some shortcut additions.
    • Quantitative measurement is necessarily, by its very nature, partial and incomplete.
    • I have a vague sense that dramaturgs may be a partial answer to the director capture problem, but I don't know enough about theatre to say.
    • A partial answer to the other question is that some basic international requirements for a fair election are missing in Florida.
    • Rummaging around the internet has provided a partial answer.
    • I suspect that this may be a partial answer, but the major problem is that there is too much fishing available to match anglers these days.
    • For those of us who were expecting the Iraqi army to put up more resistance to the coalition this may provide a partial answer to why they did not.
    • One partial answer is a prediction from the years before the Oslo peace process collapsed.
    • If you want to know why I am so hostile to religion, there are partial answers here and here.
    • It should be thought of as a partial or incomplete dislocation.
    • Finding at least partial answers to questions about suffering and death brings satisfaction, if not certainty.
    • This is a partial answer, satisfactory to explain my own suffering.
    • I think that a partial answer to your question is that we're in a much more modern secular period here, post-1945.
    • In such cases, the children sometimes got partial answers or intuited something of their situations on their own.
    • A partial answer to this is that mere things only present themselves to mere beholding, but mere beholding is only a deficient mode of concern or engagement.
    • Control of the marriage of a female heiress by the cadet branches of the chiefly house, and the office of tutor or guardian within the clan, were partial answers.
    • This is a very partial list, restricted to US sins and crimes in the Western Hemisphere.
    • Buildings partially vacated may also qualify for a partial reduction in payments.
    • With a few cues, reminders or partial fragments in mind, we can select, interpret, and integrate one thing with another so as to make use of what we learn and remember.
    • Often premature and unconvincing generalisations are made from rather more limited and partial changes.
  • 2

    • 2.1to be partial to(fond)

      tener debilidad por
      • I could afford the best wine by then, and I'd had become very partial to bacon every morning.
      • The wife of a colleague was known to be partial to bacon and banana.
      • Certainly, that touring party was more than partial to a peculiarly Kiwi version of bacon and egg pie.
      • You know, I'm very partial to what you are saying here.
      • Unfortunately for me I'm very partial to cream buns and meat pies.
      • He'd always been more partial to Eliana, but Evangeline was his daughter nonetheless.
      • On another note, I have always been more partial to his poetry than his criticism.
      • I've been especially partial to their playing of Mozart.
      • Today's side is also partial to knockout competition.
      • But since Sophia is partial to dark colours herself, he'll probably never know.

    • 2.2 formal (biased)

      (judge/arbiter) parcial
      • It's about separating yourself and your ideas from everyone else's partial biases.
      • How can those who articulate the green case possibly be comfortable with such a curiously unbalanced mix of myths and beliefs, such a partial view of the world?
      • I'm not an expert and I can't say for sure, but I think the UN weapons inspectors took a partial view of biological warfare.
      • Published within one year of the Iraq War, the book offers only a partial view of the international dimension of the crisis.
      • The difficulty, as ever, is that it inevitably encompasses a very partial and contradictory world view.
      • He said it was evident in the partial views of legislators in the House of Representatives.
      • Death doesn't seem to have any favourites; only humans have a partial view.
      • Total war may describe certain isolated and uncharacteristic aspects of the Civil War but is at most a partial view.
      • Such a perspective would be as partial as the view that the American Revolution was a fight between natives and aliens.
      • The original hawk-dove model predicted partial preferences for aggressiveness.
      • Thus the written history of slavery is inevitably partial and one-sided.
      • As partial academics they are unable to sponsor, promote or foster academic excellence.