semidetached

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adjective semi·de·tached \-di-ˈtacht\

Definition of semidetached

  1. :  forming one of a pair of residences joined into one building by a common sidewall

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First Known Use of semidetached

1856


SEMIDETACHED Defined for English Language Learners

semidetached

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Definition of semidetached for English Language Learners

  • : attached to another house by a shared wall on one side


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