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Definition of quasi- combining form from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    quasi-

     combining form
    combining form
    NAmE//ˈkweɪzaɪ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkwɑzi//
     
     
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  1. 1(in adjectives and nouns)
  2. 2that appears to be something but is not really so a quasi-scientific explanation
  3. 3partly; almost a quasi-official body
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