Not permanent, but involving some stability or endurance: the company employs him on a semi-permanent basis
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- The proposed could accommodate 11 taxis at any one time - eight permanent spaces and three semi-permanent.
- A large majority of those people will be living in semi-permanent or permanent houses in two years, the United Nations said.
- Both options suggest that Africa should be given two permanent or semi-permanent seats.
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- Photography is often associated with death - that is, a photograph semi-permanently records the image of a person whose death is inevitable.
- The cars are semi-permanently connected by drawbars instead of couplers, so the noise of banging buffer plates and diaphragms is eliminated.
- Some psychologists have even attempted to demonstrate that members of teams who are extremely successful develop semi-permanently elevated levels of adrenalin.
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