- Partisan (political) In politics, partisan literally means organized into political parties. The expression "partisan politics" usually refers to fervent, sometimes militant, support of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea. Although this is typically an appellation with negative connotations, some supporters embrace the term, as can be seen by the names of the following publications:
- Partizan Press, a United Kingdom publishing company
- Partisan Review, a United States political and literary quarterly
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