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semiofficial

[ sem-ee-uh-fish-uhl, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm i əˈfɪʃ əl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective
having some degree of official authority.
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Origin of semiofficial

First recorded in 1800–10; semi- + official

OTHER WORDS FROM semiofficial

sem·i·of·fi·cial·ly, adverb
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