from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Political in some aspects or activities.

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  • adj. political in some (but not all) aspects


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  • Rather than an erotic jaunt on the part of two lovers, it was a carefully orchestrated semipolitical mission, discreetly sponsored by the U.S. State Department and camouflaged as a personal vacation.

    Bobby and Jackie

  • Frankly, the Monica Lewinsky references — there are actually just two of them — do come across as gratuitous and semipolitical and could easily be edited out, too.

    An Untrue ‘Path’?

  • In 1969, he was elected to the presidency of the Association of Chambers of Commerce in Turkey, a highly influential and semipolitical position, but his Islamist policies led to his rapid ejection from the post by Demirel, by then prime minister.

    The Guardian World News

  • In 1981, a noxious earnest effort takes locate in the disreputable H-block of Belfast's Maze Prison. politico inmates, led by Bobby Sands (Fassbender), respond to take until the nation polity acknowledges the FTO as a lawful semipolitical organization.

    Planet Malaysia

  • Significant changes in the planetary scheme and semipolitical genre hit led to dubiety regarding the content of external mercantilism rates.


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  • Newman, were struggling into day; himself a disciple of the suspected school of German criticism; known to entertain views at variance with the majority of his church brethren on all the semipolitical questions of the day; an advocate for the admission of Roman Catholics to Parliament, for the reform of the Liturgy and enlargement of the Church, so as to embrace dissenters; the distrust with which he was regarded by all who did not know him may be imagined.

    Rides on Railways

  • "The Union, both as a cultural and a semipolitical unit, is expanding inward toward Galactic center, Sagittari.



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