semifree

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EtymologyEdit

semi- +‎ free

AdjectiveEdit

semifree (not comparable)

  1. Partially free (in various meanings, including in mathematics, characterizing software, etc).
    • 1985, William D. Phillips, Slavery from Roman Times to the Early Transatlantic Trade
      [] the common impressions are that serfdom and not slavery was the characteristic pattern of medieval rural society and that manufacturing and other urban pursuits were conducted by free or semifree labor.

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