Definition of semi- in English:

semi-

prefix

  • 1Half: semicircular
  • 1.1Occurring or appearing twice in a specified period: semi-annual
  • 2Partly; in some degree or particular: semi-conscious
  • 2.1Almost: semi-darkness

Origin

from Latin; related to Greek hēmi-.

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