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semiautonomous

[sem-ee-aw-ton-uh-muh s, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i ɔˈtɒn ə məs, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
partially self-governing, especially with reference to internal affairs.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; semi- + autonomous
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  • But the more serious threat comes from semiautonomous machines over which humans retain nothing more than last-ditch veto power.

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