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Definition of partiality noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    partiality

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌpɑrʃiˈælət̮i//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] (disapproving) the unfair support of one person, team, idea, etc. synonym bias allegations of dishonesty and partiality
  2. 2 [singular] partiality for something/somebody a feeling of liking something or someone very much synonym fondness She has a partiality for exotic flowers.
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