英 ['pɑːtɪzæn; ,pɑːtɪ'zæn]
- adj. 党派的；效忠的；偏袒的；盲目推崇的
- n. 游击队；虔诚信徒；党羽
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- partisan:  Etymologically, a partisan is someone who takes a ‘part’ – in the sense ‘side’ or ‘cause’. The word comes via French partisan from partisano, a dialect form of mainstream Italian partigiano, which was based on parte ‘part’.
- partisan (n.)
- also partizan, 1550s, "one who takes part with another, zealous supporter," from Middle French partisan (15c.), from dialectal upper Italian partezan (Tuscan partigiano) "member of a faction, partner," from parte "part, party," from Latin partem (nominative pars), see part (n.). Sense of "guerilla fighter" is first recorded 1690s.
- partisan (adj.)
- 1708 for warfare, 1842 for politics, from partisan (n.).
- 1. He is clearly too partisan to be a referee.
- 2. At first the eager young poet was a partisan of the Revolution.
- 3. Most newspapers are politically partisan.
- 4. Partisan fighters fought in secret against the enemy.
- 5. They should not allow partisan political considerations or interests to cloud their judgment.
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