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*partial to someone or something

favoring or preferring someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) The boys think their teacher is partial to female students. I am partial to vanilla ice cream.
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2 : favoring one side of a question over another <I'm too partial to be a fair judge.
3 : fond or too fond of someone or something <Grandma is partial to ice cream sodas.
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