partly Definition

to some extent; not completely.

Using partly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "partly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I'm partly responsible for the mistake.

  • Example

    The concert was partly a success.

  • Example

    She's partly to blame for the accident.

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Summary: partly in Brief

The adverb 'partly' [ˈpɑːtli] means 'to some extent; not completely.' It is often used to indicate partial responsibility or success, as in 'I'm partly responsible for the mistake' or 'The concert was partly a success.'

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