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[pahr-shee-al-i-tee, pahr-shal-] /ˌpɑr ʃiˈæl ɪ ti, pɑrˈʃæl-/

noun, plural partialities.
the state or character of being .
a favorable bias or prejudice:
the partiality of parents for their own children.
a special fondness, preference, or liking (usually followed by to or for):
a partiality for country living.
noun (pl) -ties
favourable prejudice or bias
(usually foll by for) liking or fondness
the state or condition of being partial

“one-sidedness,” early 15c., from Middle French parcialité, from Medieval Latin partialitatem (nominative partialitas), from partialis (see partial).


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