Examples of quasi in a Sentence
- 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
- But also, bachelors, more than married people, blended the two spheres by making their public, non-familial peer group and other associations into quasi families and by carrying on their personal affairs in mostly public or semipublic places such as boardinghouses, saloons, the streets, clubhouses, and the like. —Howard P. Chudacoff, The Age of the Bachelor, 1999
Recent Examples of quasi from the Web
Using this as a source of quasi-random variation in compensation, an economist found that teams that had to pay extra for a player gave him additional plate appearances, even controlling for characteristics of the player and the team.
World Business Chicago, the quasi-governmental agency that is funded in part by taxpayer money, paid the way for Emanuel and an unspecified number of other government and non-profit officials.
The Shura Council, the kingdom’s quasi-parliament, is also concerned.
Last Monday, in a heartfelt post on Instagram, Justin Bieber declared his love and commitment to Hailey Baldwin — and, in the process, also proved his quasi-proficiency in numerology.
Until the miners arrived, these dunes were a quasi-barren wasteland — good only for weekend adventurers zipping around on buggies.
In a world where anyone can buy name-brand, quality beauty products (or damn good dupes), having the time, connections, and cash to see the best quasi-medical skin-care professionals instead is the ultimate beauty status symbol.
The top position at the quasi-public agency with a $1.2-billion annual budget had been vacant since its last CEO, Anne Noble, stepped down on Sept. 22, 2016, and entered an unusual and lucrative severance agreement with the board.
Richard led the recreation department throughout the administration of former Mayor Mitch Landrieu and steered the department through its reorganization into a quasi-independent commission.
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Definition of quasi- for English Language Learners
: in some way or sense but not in a true, direct, or complete way
Origin and Etymology of quasi
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