Definition of partisanship in English:



mass noun
  • Prejudice in favour of a particular cause; bias.

    ‘an act of blatant political partisanship’
    • ‘But it requires effort and a willingness to encourage faction and partisanship; things the Labour Party has lost.’
    • ‘Don't let media hype mix with any bias or partisanship you already might have - make your own decisions.’
    • ‘He would not stand for bias, political partisanship or manipulation.’
    • ‘Some will say that we've been experiencing an inexorable slide towards greater partisanship since then.’
    • ‘Typically, therefore, his videos are repudiated with a sober resolve, one that usually rises above partisanship.’
    bias, prejudice, one-sidedness, discrimination, favouritism, favour, unfair preference, partiality, sectarianism, factionalism
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