semi-independent

adjective
semi-in·​de·​pen·​dent | \ ˌse-mē-ˌin-də-ˈpen-dənt How to pronounce semi-independent (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semi-independent

: partially independent specifically : semiautonomous

First Known Use of semi-independent

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Semi-independent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semi-independent. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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