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partial to (someone or something)

Particularly fond of someone or something; having someone or something as one's favorite or preference. I know Janet likes the cream color, but I'm partial to the robin's-egg blue, myself. I'm always been partial to you, Tom, so I'm willing to give you the benefit of the doubt in this situation.
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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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This book uses an algebraic point of view to study partial dynamical systems, including partial actions on several categories, namely sets, topological spaces, algebras, and C*-algebras.
a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced the launch of the Persona Partial Knee System, the latest addition to its portfolio of personalized and anatomically designed knee implant systems.
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In dealing with the non existence of solutions of partial differential operators it was customary during the last fifty years and it still is to day in larger applications, to appeal to the necessary Hormander condition which guarantees the non existence of solutions on [R.
where the dot denotes the partial derivative with respect to time.
Taking the partial derivative with respect to time we obtain
1 : not complete <a partial success> <a partial eclipse>
n][right arrow] R, we denote the first order partial derivative by [[partial derivative]u(x)/[partial derivative][x.
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