Partisan

Partisan

  • (adj) prejudiced in favour of a particular cause; “newspapers have become increasingly partisan”
  • (noun) a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person; “Conservative partisans claimed that television news was biased against their party”
  • (noun) a member of an armed group formed to fight secretly against an occupying force, in particular one operating in German-occupied Yugoslavia, Italy, and parts of eastern Europe in the Second World War; “the partisans opened fire from the woods”

Partisan (पार्टज़न / पार्टिज़न) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  कट्टर, पक्षपातपूर्ण, समाजी, हिमायती, पक्षपातमूलक, दल संबंधी, छापेमार, जानिबदार, धर्माध, गुरिल्लाओं का, पक्षधर, पक्षपाती, पक्षावलम्बी, समर्थक, साथी, कट्टरपंथी,  गुरिल्ला, हामी, लगा लिपटा, तरफ़दार

Partisan Origin

  • mid 16th century: from French, via Italian dialect from Italian partigiano, from parte ‘part’ (from Latin pars, part- ).

Partisan in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Remove officials from Bengal who could be partisan: BJP to EC.
  • Stand firm against any partisan push.
  • Davidson: Partisan politicians use wedge to keep power.
  • Time to move away from individuals, partisan politics.
  • The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of partisan

  • partison = party ka son will be partisan (biased)

Partisan pronunciation

Wane

Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

Wane in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Retinue

Retinue meaning in HindiRetinue

  • (noun) a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person; “the rock star’s retinue of security guards and personal cooks”

Retinue (रेटनू) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नौकर-चाकर, परिजन, परिकर

Retinue Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French retenue, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of retenir ‘keep back, retain’.

Retinue in a sentence (word usage in Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Acknowledging the presence of the war veterans Mr. Siddaramaiah and his retinue of Ministers, MLAs and councillors had insulted them.
  • Ironically on Monday, chief minister Siddaramaiah along with a huge retinue watched the Telugu film ‘Baahubali 2’ in a multiplex in Bengaluru.
  • But what’s truly worrying is that a retinue of prominent characters playing a significant role in India’s public life.
  • This is a welcome one-up advantage that the Indian foreign services retinue will do well to capitalise on.
  • When celebrity writer Guy de Maupassant and a Russian empress joined the retinue of visitors to Cannes, the place gained a reputation.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retinue

  • tum sab meri RETINA (of the eye ) ke aagey rehne chahiye 24*7 – u r my attnedants

Retinue Pronunciation

Subversion

Subversion

  • (noun) the undermining of the power and authority of an established system or institution; “the ruthless subversion of democracy”

Subversion (सब्वर्श़न) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उलटाव, क्षय, नाश, विध्वंस, विनाश, समाप्ति

Subversion Origin

  • from Late Latin subversiō destruction, from Latin subvertere to subvert

Subversion in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • Famous eatery suffers setback, ‘Swacchta’ Or ‘Subversion‘ by Yogi?
  • President cautions against acts of disloyalty and subversion.
  • CAG finds systemic subversion of rules in Vyapam appointments.
  • That was a diplomatic win for the country, showcasing the subversion caused by the neighboring country.
  • Alliance of subversion on university campuses, says Arun Jaitley.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of subversion

  • bhaut ho gya, ab mera ye wala (destruction waala) version dekho.

Subversion Pronunciation