Definition of semi-detached in English:

semi-detached

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adjective

(Of a house) joined to another house on one side only by a common wall.
More example sentences
  • Red House today stands secluded behind a pleasantly weathered red-brick wall surrounded by a forest of bungalows and semi-detached houses.
  • The white, almost gleaming walls of the semi-detached houses spelt wealth and comfort.
  • Firefighters had to force an entry through a side door of the semi-detached house in Chorley Old Road, Johnson Fold.

noun

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British A semi-detached house.
More example sentences
  • But this weekend, lurking behind the twitching curtains of semi-detacheds, was the nasty realisation that crime had propelled the blossoming Cork city suburb into unfamiliar and unwanted territory.
  • And before you got to the former marshlands, several suburbs comprised of nothing but two-dollar shops, dowdy brick semi-detacheds and dozens of gawking fresh air watchers had to be negotiated.
  • The house is a four-bedroom semi-detached built in the 1960s.

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