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    a lightly attended party

    Does "a lightly attended party" refer to "a party where only a few people attended"?

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    State Democrats had selected their electors at a lightly attended party convention packed mostly with supporters of Sanders, the runner-up in the Democratic presidential primary race.

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    #2

    Re: a lightly attended party

    Yes.

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    Re: a lightly attended party

    It's not a collocation I'm familiar with. I would expect to see "a poorly-attended party".
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    #4

    Re: a lightly attended party

    It's talking about a (political) party convention. Which was lightly attended.

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    Re: a lightly attended party

    Then I'd use a "poorly-attended convention".
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    Re: a lightly attended party

    The phrase is a lightly attended party convention.
    I am not a teacher.

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