Definition of semi-basement in English:


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Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈbeɪsm(ə)nt


  • A storey of a building partly below ground level: [as modifier]: the semi-basement flat
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    • The projecting flanks to either side - with the council chamber and a semi-basement studio intended as a crèche - are of warm terracotta tiles and glass shaded by exterior glass-finned boxes.
    • The Atterbury Street entrance, cut into the Tate's west wall, leads to the new hall, galleries and shop inserted into the building's semi-basement.
    • It involves creating a semi-basement car park, new market hall, stalls and street layout changes.

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