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[sem-ee-prahy-vit, sem-ahy-]
  1. having some degree of privacy but not fully private, as a hospital room with fewer beds than a ward.
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Origin of semiprivate

First recorded in 1875–80; semi- + private
Related formssem·i·pri·va·cy [sem-ee-prahy-vuh-see, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈpraɪ və si, ˌsɛm aɪ-/, noun
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Historical Examples of semiprivate

  • He strolled about, reading the names over the small shops, the corner public house, the dressmakers' semiprivate residences.

    The King of Diamonds

    Louis Tracy