[ sem-ee-pur-muh-nuh nt, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈpɜr mə nənt, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
not quite permanent.
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Examples from the Web for semipermanent
At least temporarily she abandoned the notion of joining you on a semipermanent basis?Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It appears clear that aboriginally there were two semipermanent sites and a number of temporary settlements.The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California|Sherburne Friend Cook