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English definition of “semi”

semi

noun [C] uk   /ˈsem.i/ us    /-aɪ/ (plural semis)

semi noun [C] (HOUSE)

UK informal a house that is semi-detachedHouses and homes

semi noun [C] (VEHICLE)

US informal an articulated truckTrucks, vans and caravans

semi noun [C] (COMPETITION)

informal for semifinalParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of semi noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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