(sĕm′ē-rĭ-tīrd′, sĕm′ī-)
Working only on a part-time basis, as for reasons of ill health or advanced age.

sem′i·re·tire′ment (-tīr′mənt) n.
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working part time, as for reasons of ill health or advanced age
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(ˌsɛm i rɪˈtɪərd, ˌsɛm aɪ-)
working only part-time, esp. at the end of one's career.
sem`i•re•tire′ment, n.
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