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    partisan - Dictionary definition and meaning for word partisan

    (noun) a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    Synonyms : drumbeater , zealot
    (noun) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    Synonyms : enthusiast , partizan
    (noun) a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
    Synonyms : partizan
    (adj) devoted to a cause or party
    Synonyms : partizan
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for partisan

parti(think of a political party)+san(son)...so a father who is favouring his son's political party, instead of a good party.

A partisan says, 'my party is my SON, my daughter, my mom & my dad'

just d way civism is being a good citizen, partism (reminds of partisan) is being a good(ardent) supporter of a party/group/person/activity

PARTison -> taking a PART or side

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Partisan almost sounds like "party-fan".. Someone who strongly supports partying it up :)

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