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semipermanent

[sem-ee-pur-muh-nuh nt, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈpɜr mə nənt, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
not quite permanent.
Origin of semipermanent
1885-1890
1885-90; semi- + permanent
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Examples from the web for semipermanent
  • His left eyebrow rises in a semipermanent arch, lending him an aspect of either surprise or skepticism when he speaks.
  • Fresh or slightly brackish semipermanent and permanent ponds and lakes that are bordered with extensive woodlands.

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