Talk:quasi

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quasi[edit]

Rfv-sense: conjunction. Not in OneLook dictionaries. OED? Use in law? DCDuring TALK 13:13, 30 January 2009 (UTC)

I would gloss it as "as it were". It is in the OED as an adverb ("now rare"), which seems about right. On the other hand, many of the OED's cites are either in italics or quotes. The cites that I came across on my own were also mostly in italics (thus presumably intended as quasi#Latin): [1] [2]. On the other hand, this one isn't: [3] (on the third hand, I can quite tell what the guy is on about). For now I'd go with probably real, probably an adverb rather than a conjunction, but needs a bit more looking-into. -- Visviva 07:59, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

RFV failed, "conjunction" section removed; but anyone wishing to add a "adverb" section should feel free to do so. —RuakhTALK 14:40, 14 August 2010 (UTC)