demi


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demi-

(word root) half
Examples of words with the root demi-: demigod
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demi

Half, as in demi plié (half bent knees), demi-pointe (half on toes)
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Translations

demi

prefHalb-, halb-; demigodHalbgott m, → Halbgöttin f
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References in classic literature ?
"Name him Demijohn, and call him Demi for short," said Laurie
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach expressed her condolences for Demi and her family.
Washington DC, [USA] Aug 27 ( ANI ): Brandon Johnson, the man who supplied American singer Demi Lovato with drugs, said she knew what she was walking into when she overdosed in July.
"Demi's Atlantic City appearance on 7/26 has been canceled in light of today's news.
Joe - who briefly dated Demi in 2010 and has remained close friends with her - tweeted: "Like all of you I am thinking of @DDLovato right now.
His blue BMW crashed into 21-year-old Demi's broken-down Vauxhall Corsa on the northbound carriageway of the M6, near Wednesbury, on January 6 last year.
Demi's mum, Donna, 47, and her sister Jade, 27, said the fun-filled day was the best way to remember happy Demi.
Demi's mum, Donna, 47, and her sister Jade, 27, said the day was the best way to remember happy Demi.
Following major spinal surgery, Demi became ill and has had to go through a number of procedures and hospital stays since.
But the footballer denied being Demi's dad, and a paternity hearing later backed him up.