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
Protein bowls The most popular menu item is the teriyaki chicken protein bowl ($10), but don’t overlook the quasi-spicy, not-quite-as-sweet Korean steak bowl.
Jen’s survival, while neither supernatural nor superhuman, nonetheless grants her a quasi-mythic status.
The drivers pay a fee to the state and keep the profits, in one of many quasi-capitalist accommodations that the government has adopted in recent years to defuse demands for a more modern life.
In Seattle, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment is $1,842 per month, said Kim Herman, head of Washington State Housing Finance Commission, a quasi-state agency that administers the tax credit locally.
Corporations were quasi-public, and each corporate charter was unique, comprising highly detailed rules including how much the corporation could charge for its products.
Dry land practice involves getting into a quasi-squat position—similar to Chair pose in yoga—with your knees bent, your hips facing forward and pushed back, your head in line with your shoulders, and your core braced.
As UF’s very involved commencement website can attest to, institutions of higher learning have to stage-manage large, quasi-public events full of unpredictable people who don’t always follow the rules of decorum.
Emanuel has appointed Donald Edwards, CEO of Flexpoint Ford, to the Chicago Park District Board and World Business Chicago, the city’s quasi-governmental economic development agency.
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QUASI Defined for English Language Learners
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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