semi-detached
Of a house: joined to another one on one side, having one shared wall.
2. noun
Such a house.

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  • semi-detached — in ref. to houses, 1859, from SEMI (Cf. semi ) + p.t. of DETACH (Cf. detach) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • semi-detached — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a house) joined to another house on one side by a common wall …   English terms dictionary

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  • semi-detached — UK [ˌsemɪdɪˈtætʃt] / US / US [ˌsemaɪdɪˈtætʃt] adjective a semi detached house is joined to another house by one wall that they share Derived word: semi detached UK / US noun countable Word forms semi detached : singular semi detached plural semi… …   English dictionary

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  • semi-detached — adjective BrE a semi detached house is joined to another house by one shared wall compare detached (2), terraced house …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • semi-detached — adj. Semi detached is used with these nouns: ↑bungalow, ↑home, ↑house, ↑property …   Collocations dictionary

  • semi-detached —    (of a house)    sharing a party wall    The standard English usage avoids direct mention of the fact that the house is not separate from its neighbour:     And the novel s title was the first recorded use (in 1859) of the word semi detached .… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • semi-detached — [ˌsemidɪˈtætʃt] adj a semi detached house is joined to another house by one wall that they share …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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