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par·ti·san / ˈpärtəzən/ • n. 1. a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person. 2. a member of an armed group formed to fight secretly against an occupying force, in particular one operating in enemy-occupied Yugoslavia, Italy, and parts of eastern Europe in World War II. • adj. prejudiced in favor of a particular cause: newspapers have become increasingly partisan. DERIVATIVES: par·ti·san·ship / ship/ n.

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partisan zealous supporter XVI; guerrilla soldier or chief XVII. — F. — It. dial. partisano = It. partigiano, f. parte PART.

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