semi-arid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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semi-aridadjective

uk   /ˌsem.iˈær.ɪd/  us   /-ˈer-/ specialized
a semi-arid ​area or climate (= ​generaltype of ​weather) has little ​rain but is not ​completelydry
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