semiprivate

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adjective semi·pri·vate \-ˈprī-vət\

Definition of semiprivate

  1. :  of, receiving, or associated with hospital service giving a patient more privileges than a ward patient but fewer than a private patient

Examples of semiprivate in a sentence

  1. a semiprivate room in a hospital

1876

First Known Use of semiprivate

1876


SEMIPRIVATE Defined for English Language Learners

semiprivate

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adjective semi·pri·vate \-ˈprī-vət\

Definition of semiprivate for English Language Learners

  • : available to a small number of people : providing some but not complete privacy

  • : shared by two patients


Medical Dictionary

semiprivate

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adjective semi·pri·vate \-ˈprī-vət\

Medical Definition of semiprivate

  1. :  of, receiving, or associated with hospital service giving a patient more privileges than a ward patient but fewer than a private patient <a semiprivate room>


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