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[sem-ee-fin-isht, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈfɪn ɪʃt, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
partially or almost finished.
(of a manufactured object) being in a form suitable for working easily into a finished product.
Origin of semifinished
First recorded in 1900-05; semi- + finished Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It brought into the war at the earliest moment the resources of America in raw and semifinished materials.

  • Consequently their incursions into the semifinished ordnance material supplies in the United States were necessary.

  • The output of factories was being seriously curtailed and limited by lack of raw materials and semifinished products.

  • A surplus of raw materials and semifinished products for transport to France and England could quickly be made available.

  • For every ton of raw materials and semifinished products America agreed to furnish to France, she furnished two tons.

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