Definition of partisan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    partisan

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈpɑrt̮əzn//
     
    , NAmE//ˈpɑrt̮əsn//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who strongly supports a particular leader, group, or idea synonym follower
  2. 2a member of an armed group that is fighting secretly against enemy soldiers who have taken control of its country
  3. partisanship
     
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  4. NAmE//ˈpɑrt̮əznˌʃɪp//
     
    , NAmE//ˈpɑrt̮əsnˌʃɪp//
     
    noun [uncountable] We are seeing a trend toward greater press partisanship.
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