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Partially; not entirely. My decision to resign was motivated, in part, by the need to spend more time with my family.
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partly; to a lesser degree or extent. I was not there, in part because of my disagreement about the purpose of the meeting. I also had a previous appointment. I hope to win, in part because I want the prize money. in particular specifically; especially. I'm not going anywhere in particular. Of the three ideas, there is one I like in particular.
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Also, in large or small part . To some extent, not wholly, somewhat. For example, We didn't get to Chicago, in part because we didn't have time, or Jerry was the one to blame, in large part because he was the one who hired the contractor, or The attorney himself was in small part responsible for this witness. [Late 1300s]
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in ˈpartpartly; to some extent: Her success was due in part to luck. OPPOSITE: in full
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To some extent; partly.
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