how to pronounce partisan

pɑːtɪzæn

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meanings of partisan

noun:

  1. A fervent, sometimes militant, supporter or proponent of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea.
  2. The commander of a body of detached light troops engaged in making forays and harassing an enemy.
  3. A long-handled spear with a triangular, double-edged blade having lateral projections, in some forms also used in boar hunting.
  4. An adherent to a party or faction.
  5. A soldier armed with such a weapon.
  6. A member of a band of detached light, irregular troops acting behind occupying enemy lines in the ways of harassment or sabotage; a guerrilla fighter.

adjective:

  1. Serving as commander or member of a body of detached light troops.
  2. Devoted to or biased in support of a party, group, or cause.
  3. Adherent to a party or faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party.

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