Meaning of “semi-arid” in the English Dictionary

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"semi-arid" in British English

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semi-aridadjective

uk /ˌsem.iˈær.ɪd/ us /ˌsem.iˈer.ɪd/ specialized

a semi-arid area or climate (= general type of weather) has little rain but is not completely dry

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(Definition of “semi-arid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)