Definition of quasi- in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈkweɪzʌɪ, -sʌɪ, ˈkwɑːzi/

combining form

1Apparently but not really; seemingly: quasi-American quasi-scientific
1.1Being partly or almost: quasicrystalline
partly, partially, in part, part, to a certain extent/degree, to a limited extent/degree, to some extent/degree, half, in some measure, relatively, comparatively, moderately, (up) to a point, a little, somewhat; almost, nearly, very nearly, just about, all but, not totally, not wholly, not entirely, not fully, incompletely


from Latin quasi 'as if, almost'.

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