Definition of semiprivate
: 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
a semiprivate room in a hospital
Recent Examples of semiprivate from the Web
Her home backs up to the seventh tee of the 18-hole semiprivate course.
This design gives every unit its own minifacade (in spirit, at least) and a semiprivate balcony –
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First Known Use of semiprivate
SEMIPRIVATE Defined for English Language Learners
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 Definition of semiprivate
: 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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