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Common PrefixPlay
Semi is often a prefix, meaning it's added to the start of other words to change their meaning. SlideThe semi-final match was exciting.
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Frequency UsagePlay
'Semi' is commonly used to describe events that occur twice within a specific timeframe. SlideThe town holds semi-annual festivals.
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Partial QualityPlay
When 'semi' is used, it often implies that something is not full or complete but has notable qualities of the whole. SlideThe truck's bed was only a semi-circle.