semi·​gov·​ern·​men·​tal | \ ˌse-mē-ˌgəv-ər(n)-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce semigovernmental (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˌgə-vᵊm-ˈen-\

Definition of semigovernmental

: having some governmental functions and powers

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Presidential daughter Ivanka Trump is assuming an ethically dubious semigovernmental position Michelle Goldberg, Slate Magazine, "Where Are the Good Republicans?," 28 Mar. 2017

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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to make a temporary encampment

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