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English definition of “semi-automatic”

semi-automatic

adjective uk   /ˌsem.i.ɔː.təˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /-ɑː.t̬əˈmæt̬-/
partly automatic: a semi-automatic gearbox/shotgunMechanical engineering
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