[pahr-tee-kuhl-erd] /ˈpɑr tiˌkʌl ərd/
having different colors in different areas or patches; variegated:
a parti-colored dress.
1530s, from party “divided,” from French parti, past participle of partir “to divide” (see part (v.)). The noun parti itself occurs in the sense “parti-colored” from late 14c.
/ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd/ adjective 1. having different colours in different parts; variegated
[per-tik-yuh-ler, puh-tik-] /pərˈtɪk yə lər, pəˈtɪk-/ adjective 1. of or relating to a single or specific person, thing, group, class, occasion, etc., rather than to others or all; special rather than general: one’s particular interests in books. 2. immediately present or under consideration; in this specific instance or place: Look at this particular clause in […]
noun, Logic. 1. a proposition of the form “Some S is P.” Symbol: I.
noun, Marine Insurance. 1. a loss at sea, as through accident or negligence, that is borne solely by the owner of the lost property. Abbreviation: P.A. noun 1. (insurance) partial damage to or loss of a ship or its cargo affecting only the shipowner or one cargo owner PA Compare general average