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semidetached

[sem-ee-di-tacht, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i dɪˈtætʃt, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
partly detached.
2.
of or pertaining to a house joined by a party wall to another house or row of houses.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; semi- + detached
Related forms
semidetachment, noun
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Examples for semidetached
  • Each of these levels is further broken down into organic, embedded, and semidetached development modes.
  • The rest of the surrounding area is predominantly residential with one and two-family attached and semidetached homes.
British Dictionary definitions for semidetached

semidetached

/ˌsɛmɪdɪˈtætʃt/
adjective
1.
  1. (of a building) joined to another on one side by a common wall
  2. (as noun) they live in a suburban semidetached
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