Origin of partisan1
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OTHER WORDS FROM partisanpar·ti·san·ship, par·ti·san·ry, noun
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This also filters down to state legislatures, where “Republican-drawn maps in 2012 had a much larger partisan bias than Democratic ones,” says David Shor, a Democratic data analyst.
These recommendations—not a partisan investigative report—should serve as the basis for Congressional action.Boeing crashes were the “horrific culmination” of multiple mistakes, House report says|kdunn6|September 16, 2020|Fortune
However, that likely won’t stop some partisan sources, including possibly the president himself, from declaring premature victory.
This non-partisan organization gets you checking your registration in just two steps.It’s time to check your voter registration—here’s how|John Kennedy|September 10, 2020|Popular-Science
In states where Democrats controlled the redistricting process, partisan bias is also a problem, but the effect is smaller because those states are often made up of fewer districts.How next-gen computer generated maps detect partisan gerrymandering|Sujata Gupta|September 7, 2020|Science News
It was a rare moment of bipartisan unity in partisan Washington.
This is a job for independent committees, like Bowles-Simpson, not a partisan slugfest.
The first meeting featured multiple speakers deeply rooted in a partisan agenda.
A number of clearly partisan studies have suggested that cats are unfeeling and sociopathic.Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to the non-partisan Public Policy Institute, California has the highest poverty rate in the nation.
He was so zealous a partisan of democracy, and of Cromwell, that the authorities frequently placed him in a straight jacket.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He was a bitter partisan, had the utmost contempt for everything Northern, but withal a noble and chivalric gentleman.
"In one of the little partisan battles in Missouri," answered Mark, without hesitation.
Another less noted partisan appeared before Castlemaine on Christmas Eve with thirty sword and target men.
He praised the Chancellor for acting as a partisan, though no doubt he was fair enough about prices.
British Dictionary definitions for partisan (1 of 2)
- a member of an armed resistance group within occupied territory, esp in Italy or the Balkans in World War II
- (as modifier)partisan forces