Meaning of QUASI- in English

QUASI-

quasi- /kweɪzaɪ, kwɑːzi/ BrE AmE prefix

[ Language: Latin ; Origin: quasi 'as if, partly' ]

like something else or trying to be something else:

a quasi-scientific approach

a quasi-governmental organization

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