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semi-independent

Line breaks: semi-independ¦ent
Pronunciation: /sɛmɪɪndɪˈpɛnd(ə)nt
 
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Definition of semi-independent in English:

adjective

Partially free from outside control: detachments are semi-independent units that are armed differently from their regiment a semi-independent region of western China
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  • The Rose Tree unit, which is semi-independent, is equipped with a kitchenette enabling residents to make their own snacks and refreshments.
  • The school, which works with 37 young people between the ages of eight and 19, launched the appeal before Christmas to turn The Abbey Leaze building into semi-independent training accommodation.
  • An 11 bed residential facility will provide for semi-independent living for adults with learning disabilities.

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