Share this entry
quasi-
Pronunciation: /ˈkweɪzʌɪ/
/ˈkweɪsʌɪ/
/ˈkwɑːzi/

Definition of quasi- in English:

combiningForm

1Apparently but not really; seemingly: quasi-American quasi-scientific
1.1Being partly or almost: quasicrystalline
Synonyms
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

Origin

From Latin quasi 'as if, almost'.

Definition of quasi- in:
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources