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 (sĕm′ē-prī′vĭt, sĕm′ī-)
Shared with usually one to three other hospital patients: a semiprivate room.


partially or somewhat private; shared with a very small number of other people


(ˌsɛm iˈpraɪ vɪt, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

having some degree of privacy but not fully private.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semiprivate - confined to a small number of hospital patients; "semiprivate room"
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
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Though only 52 of ARC's 91 skilled nursing beds are occupied, 24 are patients paying private room rates, at nearly twice the daily rate of a semi private room.