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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having some of the features of public institution.

Usage examples (36)
  • Either way: Ouch. the kind of semipublic laundry-airing that can turn aggrieved spouses into enraged ones and friends into embarrassed spectators.
  • Adding to the sense of unreality was a semipublic spat Wednesday between U.S.
  • It was the masquerade, the semipublic location, the forbidden thrill of it all.
  • I'd been fired by CBS News in a semipublic way, and as the months went by, ther ... for more
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