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semiamateur

[sem-ee-am-uh-choo r, ‐cher, ‐ter, ‐am-uh-tur, sem-ahy‐]
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adjective
  1. retaining amateur status but receiving prize money or support, as from a sponsor, to cover training expenses.
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noun
  1. a semiamateur athlete.
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Origin of semiamateur

First recorded in 1975–80
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