Definition of semipermanent
: lasting or intended to last for a long time but not permanent
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Semipermanent storage facilities in nearby Futaba and Okuma will eventually cover 16 square kilometers (6.2 square miles), and the radioactive waste will be stored for up to 30 years while a permanent site is found.
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