Translation of semi in Spanish:

semi

Pronunciation: /ˈsemi/

noun/nombre

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (truck) (American English/inglés norteamericano) semitrailer 1
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    • Stephanie pressed hard on the accelerator and the car shot forward out of the trucks path, the semi missing them by less than a foot.
    • It looks suspiciously like a freezer, only very, very large; like the trailer of a semi.
    • Their semi pulls 30-foot grain trailers instead of normal 40-footers.
    1.2 (house) (British English/inglés británico) casa (feminine) pareada or adosada
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    • They also plan to buy a bigger house than their three-bedroom semi, although Mr Stone said he would not leave his job as an IT analyst in South Manchester.
    • York, he said, had many good properties from two- and three-bedroom town and terraced houses to semis and riverside apartments.
    • Parallel to the seafront, Castle Avenue is a quirky road of elegant Victorian red-brick houses, 1930s-built semis and modest bungalows.

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