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semiofficial

[sem-ee-uh-fish-uh l, sem-ahy-]
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  1. having some degree of official authority.
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Origin of semiofficial

First recorded in 1800–10; semi- + official
Related formssem·i·of·fi·cial·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for semi-official

adj.

1798, from semi- + official (adj.). Related: Semi-officially.

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