partisan

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “partizan.”
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (military)
a. el partisano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la partisana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The partisans played an important role in defeating the Germans in World War II.Los partisanos jugaron un papel importante en la derrota de los alemanes en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
2. (supporter)
a. el partidario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la partidaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Partisans of the new system say it has many advantages, above all the cost.Los partidarios del sistema nuevo dicen que tiene muchas ventajas, sobre todo el coste.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (biased)
a. partidista
The referee's partisan decisions cost us the game.Las decisiones partidistas del árbitro nos costaron el partido.
b. parcial
The report was criticized as partisan and negative.El informe fue criticado por parcial y negativo.
4. (military)
a. partisano
The partisan groups carried out coordinated attacks on trains and rail lines.Los grupos partisanos llevaron a cabo ataques coordinados en trenes y líneas de ferrocarril.
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partisan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (during 2nd world war)
a. el partisano(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la partisano(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (supporter)
a. el partidario(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la partidario(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (biased)
a. parcial
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partisan [ˌpɑːtɪˈzæn]
adjective
(one-sided) parcial; (of party) partidista; (Mil) guerrillero;
noun
partidarioapartidaria (m) (f);a partidaria of de; (Mil) partisanoapartisana (m) (f);a partisana guerrilleroaguerrillera (m) (f);a guerrillera
modifier
partisan warfare (n) guerra (f) partisana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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