semi-independent

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

adjective

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

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of semi-independent

First recorded in 1855–60

OTHER WORDS FROM semi-independent

sem·i-in·de·pend·ent·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for semi-independent