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English definition of “part”

part

noun (SOME)    /pɑːt/ US  /pɑːrt/
A2 [U] some but not all of a thing: Part of my steak isn't cooked properly. Part of this form seems to be missing. I think part of her problem is that she doesn't listen carefully enough to what other people say.Words meaning parts of things in part C2 partly, or to some degree: The deadline for applications is being extended, in part because of the postal strike.Incomplete in (a) large part to an important degree: How quickly we can finish the project depends in (a) large part on when we get the payments through.General words for size and amount for the most part C1 mostly or usually: He was, for the most part, quite helpful.General
(Definition of part noun (SOME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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