[ hee-shee ]
/ ˈhiˈʃi /
a combined form used as a singular nominative pronoun to denote a person of either sex: Each student may begin when he/she is ready.
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What Is The Difference Between “Partly” And “Partially”?Generally, the words may be used interchangeably to refer to some amount or degree that is less than the whole. For example, you can say: She is partly responsible for their fighting. / She is partially responsible for their fighting. However, partially may imply favoritism because it is related to ‘partial’ and does have the archaic sense ‘in a biased manner’. To avoid ambiguity when describing favoritism, say: He is ‘partial’ …
Origin of he/she
First recorded in 1975–80
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