[ sem-ee-in-di-pen-duh nt ]
/ ˌsɛm iˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt /


(of a political entity) having substantial self-government in regard to local matters but subordinate in such external matters as foreign policy; semiautonomous.

Origin of semi-independent

First recorded in 1855–60

OTHER WORDS FROM semi-independent

sem·i-in·de·pend·ent·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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