semiprivate


semi·pri·vate

adjective \-ˈprī-vət\

: available to a small number of people : providing some but not complete privacy

: shared by two patients

Full Definition of SEMIPRIVATE

:  of, receiving, or associated with hospital service giving a patient more privileges than a ward patient but fewer than a private patient

Examples of SEMIPRIVATE

  1. a semiprivate room in a hospital

First Known Use of SEMIPRIVATE

1876

semi·pri·vate

adjective \-ˈprī-vət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEMIPRIVATE

: of, receiving, or associated with hospital service giving a patient more privileges than a ward patient but fewer than a private patient <a semiprivate room>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: semipro
Previous Word in the Dictionary: semiprivacy
All Words Near: semiprivate

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up semiprivate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More