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adjective as in incomplete

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About 71 percent of Americans would get the full benefits and another 17 percent would get the partial benefit, according to Kyle Pomerleau, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who specializes in tax policy.

The District released partial data Monday on the race and ethnicity of residents who have received coronavirus vaccination in the city, but cautioned against drawing conclusions based on the preliminary figures because they are incomplete.

A look aheadTranquil and seasonably chilly weather on Wednesday, and we’ll see at least partial sunshine return for the first time this workweek.

The emerging evidence, though still partial, puts some of those fears to rest.

That data is uploaded to a database where more than 800 law enforcement agencies can look up vehicles by license plate number, partial plates or a vehicle description like make, model and color of a car.

Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.

Or perhaps Understanding, Partial Ignorance, and Total Ignorance.

A better taxonomy would break us up by words like Acceptance, Partial Denial, and Total Denial.

Kundera sees fiction as a realm of many partial truths, its only certainty “the wisdom of uncertainty.”

He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.

Granular and fatty casts, therefore, always indicate partial or complete disintegration of the renal epithelium.

The 'whole' of him that now dealt with Lettice was far above all minor and partial means of knowing.

We merely tell thus much to account for her position and her partial refinement—both of which conditions she shared with Susan.

How can the utmost success be expected to follow a partial use of the means of Divine grace?

The natives are partial to the plant, and devotedly attached to smoking.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to partial, such as: limited, imperfect, part, sectional, fractional, and fragmentary.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.