[pahr-tee, pahr-tee]

noun Architecture.

the basic scheme or concept of an architectural design.

Origin of parti

1805–15; < French: task assigned, treatment, noun use of past participle of partir to part Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Do you care enough for the parti to be able to say, ‘Yes, please!’

    More About Peggy

    Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey

  • But speaking strictly, you know, you're not what is technically called a parti.

  • I didn't think she would have been happier if she had been married off to a parti.


    Maurice Baring

  • The Parti Ouvrier adopted a centralized form of organization.

  • Well—my little Faithie might make a far worse 'parti' than that!

    Faith Gartney's Girlhood

    Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney