Meaning of QUASI in English

QUASI

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkwā-ˌzī, -ˌsī; ˈkwä-zē, -sē ]

adjective

Etymology: quasi-

Date: 1642

1. : having some resemblance usually by possession of certain attributes

a quasi corporation

2. : having a legal status only by operation or construction of law and without reference to intent

a quasi contract

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.