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partisan
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Snape was no less obviously partisan; he had booked the Quidditch pitch for Slytherin practice so often that the Gryffindors had difficulty getting on it to play.

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  • I was hoping for a balanced report, but heard only partisan praise.
  • ...judges who become too caught up in the essentially political role of making new policies are apt to lose their neutrality and become partisans...
    Richard Posner  --  Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy

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