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1 partisan /ˈpɑɚtəzən/ Brit /ˌpɑːtəˈzæn/ noun
plural partisans
1 partisan
/ˈpɑɚtəzən/ Brit /ˌpɑːtəˈzæn/
noun
plural partisans
Learner's definition of PARTISAN
[count]
: a person who strongly supports a particular leader, group, or cause
: a member of a military group that fights against soldiers who have taken control of its country

— partisanship

/ˈpɑɚtɚzənˌʃɪp/ Brit /ˌpɑːtəˈzænʃɪp/ noun [noncount]
2 partisan /ˈpɑɚtəzən/ Brit /ˌpɑːtəˈzæn/ adjective
2 partisan
/ˈpɑɚtəzən/ Brit /ˌpɑːtəˈzæn/
adjective
Learner's definition of PARTISAN
[more partisan; most partisan] often disapproving
: strongly supporting one leader, group, or cause over another
compare bipartisan, nonpartisan
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