semi·​gov·​ern·​men·​tal ˌse-mē-ˌgəv-ər(n)-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce semigovernmental (audio)
: having some governmental functions and powers

Examples of semigovernmental in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of semigovernmental was in 1919

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“Semigovernmental.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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