Meaning of “partially” in the English Dictionary

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"partially" in British English

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uk /ˈpɑː.ʃəl.i/ us /ˈpɑːr.ʃəl.i/

C1 not completely:

The meat was only partially cooked.

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  • He's been partially deaf since birth.
  • The books with large print are meant for our partially sighted readers.
  • Guide dogs are a great boon to the partially sighted.
  • It's only partially decorated.
  • My dish, when it came, was only partially cooked.

(Definition of “partially” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"partially" in Business English

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uk /ˈpɑːʃəli/ us

not completely:

The scheme is partially funded by government grants.
Lack of awareness about the tax credit partially explains the small number of people taking advantage of it.

(Definition of “partially” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)