quasi-public

adjective
qua·​si-pub·​lic | \ ˌkwā-ˌzī-ˈpə-blik How to pronounce quasi-public (audio) , -ˌsī-, ˌkwä-zē-, -sē- \

Definition of quasi-public

: essentially public (as in services rendered) although under private ownership or control

First Known Use of quasi-public

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Quasi-public.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quasi-public. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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