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Definition of "semifinished" []

  • Made, treated, or sold to be used in a finished product: semifinished steel. (adjective)
  • Partially finished: a semifinished basement. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "semifinished" in a sentence
  • "Downstairs was a semifinished basement, where the kids played and where, during the day, Sandy homeschooled her children."
  • "Chinese production is "vulnerable because of high energy costs", and a large portion of its exports have been of semifinished goods made out of aluminum that was imported and then transformed into more valuable products like bars and strips, he said."
  • "Turkey's current-account deficit is a chronic weakness for the economy, primarily because the country's manufacturing sector—the key engine for export growth—relies on large quantities of imported raw materials and semifinished products in order to produce."