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(pronounced par-TAYR)

You’ve probably heard the term “terra firma” to mean solid ground. Let that help you remember this word, which means an ornamental garden designed with footpaths between the flower beds. Though they are usually very

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(pronounced par-TEE)

Take from the French term prendre parti meaning "to make a decision” or “to take sides,” parti has come to mean the big organizing idea, basic concept, or primary thought behind an

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This word has so many meanings, but the main one we’re concerned about is this: an interior dividing wall. In construction documents, a designer or architect will need to designate “partition types” so that contractors know