semi-independent

sem·i-in·de·pen·dent

(sĕm′ē-ĭn′dĭ-pĕn′dənt, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
1. Partially independent.
2. Semiautonomous.

semi-independent

adj
partially independent, esp (of a state) largely self-governing within a larger political or organizational entity
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