[sem-ee-uh-fish-uhl, sem-ahy-]
having some degree of official authority.

1800–10; semi- + official

semiofficially, adverb Unabridged
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having some official authority or sanction 
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Example sentences
The development of semiofficial cross-Strait relations has had ups and downs.
Such certificates are usually obtained through a semiofficial organization such as a local chamber of commerce.
There reportedly are numerous official, semiofficial, and private prisons throughout the country.
It's semiofficial: the national cost of methamphetamine rivals heroin in its national economic toll.
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