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semi-independent

[ sem-ee-in-di-pen-duhnt ]
/ ˌsɛm iˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt /
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adjective
(of a political entity) having substantial self-government in regard to local matters but subordinate in such external matters as foreign policy; semiautonomous.
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Origin of semi-independent

First recorded in 1855–60

OTHER WORDS FROM semi-independent

sem·i-in·de·pend·ent·ly, adverb
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