semipopular

semipopular

(ˌsɛmɪˈpɒpjʊlə)
adj
relatively popular; quite popular
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During the last 15 years, a wide range of popular or semipopular books have addressed the question--mostly defending the idea of universal salvation, and arguing that it should be regarded as an acceptable Christian belief or teaching.
Indeed, in the same year Bork published Neutral Principles, he also published a semipopular article entitled We Suddenly Feel that Law Is Vulnerable.
It's g r o w n out of t h a t t o become a festival of popular and semipopular North American English language non-country music, a megamart of sound for college kids.
Unbeknownst to the Chardonnays, this book is the third semipopular Anglophone treatment of Cannae since 2002 and the fourth if a recent (semipopular) biography of Scipio Africanus is included.
If an extra-terrestrial should visit earth, that individual could reasonably infer from the popular and semipopular print and electronic media of the last year or so that all economics is domestic macroeconomics.
He absorbed instead a vivid recollection of their art, which he regarded as the peer of all the great world traditions, husbanding a store of knowledge that took some decades to find its form in print--and even then had to be solicited by the Swiss art publisher Skira for a semipopular series.
So much has happened in the area of herbal medical since that time: increasing popularity of herbal medicines, a growing interest in ethnobotany, especially its medicinal aspects, and the founding of the American Botanical Council, as well as semipopular publications such as HerbalGram.
The Futurist is semipopular, directed at a lay audience of people who have concerns about the future but are not necessarily professionals in the field.
Generally he used a simplified, semipopular style, though he did include Chinese metaphors and quotations from the Chinese classics to lend authenticity.