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Translation of "part" - English-Spanish dictionary

part

noun /paːt/
something which, together with other things, makes a whole; a piece parte We spent part of the time at home and part at the seaside. an equal division parte He divided the cake into three parts. a character in a play etc papel She played the part of the queen. the words, actions etc of a character in a play etc papel He learned his part quickly. in music, the notes to be played or sung by a particular instrument or voice parte the violin part. a person’s share, responsibility etc in doing something papel, función He played a great part in the company’s success. parting noun the act of leaving someone, saying goodbye etc partida, separación, despedida Their final parting was at the station. a line dividing hair brushed in opposite directions on the head raya (del pelo) His parting is on the left-hand side. partly adverb to a certain extent but not completely en parte 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 a tiempo parcial, media jornada a part-time job She works part-time. in part partly en parte He agreed that he was in part responsible for the accident. part company to go in different directions separarse We parted company at the bus-stop. to leave each other or end a friendship, partnership etc separarse, romper, partir peras The two business partners parted company following a disagreement. part of speech noun (linguistics ) one of the groups into which words are divided (eg noun, verb, adjective etc). parte de la oración, parte del discurso part with phrasal verb to give away or be separated from desprenderse de He doesn’t like parting with money. take in good part to accept without being hurt or offended tomarse bien algo He took their jokes in good part. take someone’s part to support someone (in an argument etc) ponerse del lado de alguien, ponerse de parte de alguien 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) tomar parte en, participar en He never took part in arguments.
(Definition of part from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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