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partway

[pahrt-wey, -wey] /ˈpɑrtˈweɪ, -ˌweɪ/
adverb
1.
at or to a part of the way or distance:
Shall I walk you partway? I'm already partway home.
2.
in some degree or part; partly; partially:
hopes that were only partway realized.
Origin of partway
1855-1860
1855-60; part + way1
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  • When they were part way up the lane, Daisy, who was in a hurry for her dinner, began to trot.

    Bobby of Cloverfield Farm Helen Fuller Orton
  • part way in she was, when her closeness to the coral edge compelled her to go about.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • The first sign of settlement we saw when part way through the mountains was a stone corral, but no house or other improvements.

    Death Valley in '49 William Lewis Manly
  • At the instant of the revelation, he had been part way through it.

    The Penal Cluster Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  • A woman came to the door in answer to her knock, and opened it part way.

    Peggy Owen Patriot Lucy Foster Madison
  • But his mother insisted that his jacket should be buttoned up, at least part way.

    Rollo in Scotland Jacob Abbott
  • part way up this mountain is the place where Selkirk used to watch for passing vessels.

  • Drive these screws but part way in, as the mould is to be removed later on.

    The Boy Craftsman A. Neely Hall
British Dictionary definitions for part way

partway

/ˈpɑːtˌweɪ/
adverb
1.
some of the way; partly: I stopped reading partway through the chapter
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