adjective qua·si \ˈkwā-ˌzī, -ˌsī; ˈkwä-zē, -sē\

Definition of QUASI

:  having some resemblance usually by possession of certain attributes <a quasi corporation>
:  having a legal status only by operation or construction of law and without reference to intent <a quasi contract>

Examples of QUASI

  1. And as more people adopt these teachings as quasi religions, some adherents say their belief systems are no less valid than those based on that older collection of maxims, the Ten Commandments. —Daniel McGinn, Newsweek, 10 Jan. 2000

Origin of QUASI

First Known Use: 1642

Rhymes with QUASI

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