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semi-detached

adjective uk   /ˌsem.i.dɪˈtætʃt/ UK us  
C1 A house that is semi-detached is one that is joined to another similar house on only one side: They live in a semi-detached house.
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Translations of “semi-detached”
in Spanish pareado…
in French jumelé…
in German einseitig angebaut…
in Chinese (Traditional) (房子)半獨立式的…
in Russian имеющий общую стену (о доме)…
in Turkish ortak duvarlı, duvarı ortak olan (bina)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (房子)半独立式的…
in Polish bliźniaczy, ≈ bliźniak…
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