Definition of quasi- in English:

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quasi-

Pronunciation: /ˈkweɪzʌɪ/
/ˈkweɪsʌɪ/
/ˈkwɑːzi/

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1Apparently but not really; seemingly: quasi-American quasi-scientific
Synonyms
supposedly, seemingly, apparently, allegedly, reportedly, professedly, ostensibly, on the face of it, to all appearances, on the surface, to all intents and purposes, outwardly, superficially, purportedly, nominally, by one's/its own account, on paper;
pseudo-
rare pretendedly, ostensively
supposed, seeming, apparent, alleged, reported, ostensible, purported, nominal, so-called, would-be, pseudo-;
bogus, sham, phoney, imitation, artificial, mock, ersatz, fake, forged, feigned, pretended, simulated, false, spurious, counterfeit, fraudulent, deceptive
informal pretend, put-on
British informal cod
rare ostensive
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'.

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