semiautonomy

[ sem-ee-aw-ton-uh-mee, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm i ɔˈtɒn ə mi, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

noun, plural sem·i·au·ton·o·mies.

the quality or state of being semiautonomous.
a semiautonomous system of government.

Nearby words

  1. semiattached,
  2. semiautobiographical,
  3. semiautomated,
  4. semiautomatic,
  5. semiautonomous,
  6. semibasement,
  7. semibituminous coal,
  8. semibold,
  9. semibreve,
  10. semicanal

Origin of semiautonomy

First recorded in 1945–50; semi- + autonomy

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