quasi

  • 1 quasi — quasi …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 quasi — quasi …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 3 quasi- — ⇒QUASI , élém. de compos. Élém. tiré de l adv. quasi1, entrant dans la constr. de nombreux comp., surtout des subst. abstr., des adj., plus rarement des adv., où il indique une similitude, une approximation ou une assimilation qualitative; les… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 quasi — qua·si 1 / kwā ˌzī, ˌsī; kwä zē, sē/ adj [Latin, as if, as it were, from quam as + si if]: having such a resemblance to another thing as to fall within its general category a quasi corporation quasi 2 adv: in some significant sense or degree… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 quasi — 1. (ka zi) adj. 1°   Presque, à peu près.... Comme il me souvient que je n ai quasi jamais eu l honneur de vous voir chez vous, qu il n y ait eu cinq ou six personnes dans votre chambre, VOIT. Lett. 30. •   Des lettres où vous ne me parlez que de …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 quasi- — [kwɑːzi, kweɪzaɪ] prefix used to say that something acts, works, or operates partly like something else, but is not the actual thing: • a quasi judicial agency that conducts investigations and makes recommendations to Congress on international… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 quasi — Ptkl gewissermaßen per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. quasi wie wenn , zu l. quam wie , zu l. quī welcher, was für ein und l. sī wenn . Übernommen in der Kanzleisprache, dann auch teilweise unter… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 8 Quasi — Qua si [L.] As if; as though; as it were; in a manner sense or degree; having some resemblance to; qualified; used as an adjective, or a prefix with a noun or an adjective; as, a quasi contract, an implied contract, an obligation which has arisen …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 quasi- — [kweızaı, kwa:zi] prefix [: Latin; Origin: quasi as if, partly ] like something else or trying to be something else ▪ a quasi scientific approach ▪ a quasi governmental organization …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 quasi- — prefix used since 18c. (but most productively in 20c.) and meaning “kid of, resembling, like but not really;” from L. quasi “as if, as it were” (see QUASI (Cf. quasi)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 quasi- — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. kfaz i] w połączeniu z rzeczownikami i przymiotnikami cząstka oznaczająca: jakby, prawie, niby, pozornie, np. quasi nauka, quasi opiekun, quasi artystyczny {{/stl 7}} …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 12 quasi- — [ kweızaı ] prefix 1. ) partly: used with many adjectives and nouns: The agreement has a sort of quasi legal status. 2. ) pretending to be: used with many adjectives and nouns: The descriptions contain a fantastic amount of quasi scientific… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 quasi — quasi: Der Ausdruck für »gewissermaßen, gleichsam, sozusagen« wurde im 17. Jh. aus dem lat. Adverb quasi »wie wenn, gerade als ob; gleichsam« übernommen (aus lat. qua »wie« und si »wenn«). Seit der 2. Hälfte des 20. Jh.s taucht »quasi«,… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 14 quasi- — is used in combination with a following noun to denote things that are seemingly or only partly entitled to the name, e.g. a quasi conjunction, quasi independent. The recommended pronunciation is kway ziy rather than kwah zi …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 quasi — QUASI. adv. Presque, peu s en faut, il ne s en faut guere. Il n arrive quasi jamais que. on se trompe quasi tousjours là dessus …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 16 quasi — Adv. (Aufbaustufe) sozusagen, in gewissem Sinne Synonyme: gewissermaßen, mehr oder weniger, gleichsam (geh.), gleichwie (geh.) Beispiele: Er änderte quasi über Nacht seine Meinung. Sie sind quasi verlobt …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 17 quasi — [kwā′zī΄, kwā′sī΄; kwä′zē, kwä′sē] adv. [L, as if, as it were, just as < quamsi < quam, as, how + si, if, whether: see QUANTITY & SO1] as if; in a sense or manner; seemingly; in part adj. seeming [a quasi scholar]: Often hyphenated as a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 18 quasi — / kwazi/ [lat. quasi ]. ■ avv. 1. [usato per sottolineare che si è di poco sotto al termine preso in considerazione: pesa q. un quintale ; ha q. trent anni ormai ] ▶◀ all incirca, (fam.) a momenti, circa, più o meno, poco meno che, pressappoco,… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 19 quasi- — ► COMBINING FORM 1) seemingly: quasi scientific. 2) being partly or almost: quasicrystalline. ORIGIN Latin, as if, almost …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 Quasi —         (лат.) якобы, будто бы; подобно. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983 …

    Философская энциклопедия