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partisan in Groupings topic

partisanpartisan2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PPGsomeone who strongly supports a political party, plan, or leader 🔊 a media campaign to represent Democrats as angry partisans2 PPGPMa member of an armed group that fights against an enemy that has taken control of its countrypartisanship noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
partisanWithout permission, I opened the door and saw him sitting on a chair, guarded by a partisan.Shall I strike at it with my partisan?David Souter, George's boy, was not George W's partisan.The partisan feels that he can trust the stranger, although that trust is tested in future weeks.