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semi-independent

[sem-ee-in-di-pen-duh nt] /ˌsɛm iˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt/
adjective
1.
(of a political entity) having substantial self-government in regard to local matters but subordinate in such external matters as foreign policy; semiautonomous.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
Related forms
semi-independently, adverb
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