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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His mother had been the ruler of a small semi-independent state on the sea-coast at the head of the Gulf of Boni.
There was once a man in India who was Prime Minister of one of the semi-independent native States in the north-western part of the country.
And there was that on Mahbub Ali which he did not wish to keep an hour longer than was necessary - a wad of closely folded tissue- paper, wrapped in oilskin - an impersonal, unaddressed statement, with five microscopic pin-holes in one corner, that most scandalously betrayed the five confederated Kings, the sympathetic Northern Power, a Hindu banker in Peshawur, a firm of gun-makers in Belgium, and an important, semi-independent Mohammedan ruler to the south.
The PA52 and PA59 base model is available with either a semi-independent hydraulic system or a totally independent hydraulic system complete with a rotor rotation control from the tractor cab.
Nigerian-born Mr Britton, aged 51, who has been rector of All Saints, Allesley, Coventry, for more than 12 years, launched the first-ever woodland cemetery attached to a church and has boosted flagging congregations by promoting semi-independent "cell churches" in the area.
Bert Boeckmann, co-chairman of FREE, noted that the school district's new management team has been pushing for reforms, including splitting the district into 11 semi-independent parts.
Semi-independent Studio B television told Serb viewers: "Be calm.
1 Planned in 1836 as part of the project of recognising the city as the capital of a country freed from Danish rule ('the four hundred year night') and semi-independent under the Swedish crown.
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Tenders are invited for cpu 2139 semi-independent living services for children in care aged 16+ (accommodation and support)
Academy schools - semi-independent state schools set up with backing from private sponsors - were introduced under former prime minister Tony Blair, and are a flagship measure of the Government's education policy.
They are keen to hear from anyone who feels they are able to offer a sense of belonging to teenagers or assist with semi-independent living.