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part

noun /paːt/
something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece
partie
We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside.
an equal division
part(ie)
He divided the cake into three parts.
a character in a play etc She played the part of the queen. the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc He learned his part quickly. in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice
partie
the violin part.
a person’s share, responsibility etc in doing something
part
He played a great part in the company’s success.
parting noun the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc
séparation
Their final parting was at the station.
a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head
raie
His parting is on the left-hand side.
partly adverb to a certain extent but not completely
en partie
She was tired, partly because of the journey and partly because of the heat.
part-time adjective, adverb not taking one’s whole time; for only a few hours or days a week
à temps partiel
a part-time job She works part-time.
in part partly
en partie
He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident.
part company to go in different directions
se quitter
We parted company at the bus-stop.
to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc
se séparer
The two business partners parted company following a disagreement.
part of speech one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc).
catégorie grammaticale
part with to give away or be separated from
se défaire (de)
He doesn’t like parting with money.
take in good part to accept without being hurt or offended
prendre du bon côté
He took their jokes in good part.
take someone’s part to support someone (in an argument etc)
prendre le parti de
She always takes his part in an argument.
take part in to be one of a group of people doing something, to take an active share in (eg playing a game, performing a play, holding a discussion etc)
prendre part à
He never took part in arguments.
(Definition of part from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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