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semi-finished

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Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈfɪnɪʃt
 
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Definition of semi-finished in English:

adjective

Prepared for the final stage of manufacture: crude steel and semi-finished metal products
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  • The Skanova breadth of product is intriguing; it is prepared to sell semi-finished products such as cable drum space, as well as dark fibre, to finished products that are essentially ready for use.
  • Preparation of the semi-finished products consists of preparing the component parts of the tyre: rubber, textile and metal plies and bead wires.
  • But so far, reports of increased pricing power have been spotty across industry groups and concentrated in the business-to-business markets for materials and semi-finished products.

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