semicivilized

[ sem-ee-siv-uh-lahyzd, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective

half or partly civilized.

Origin of semicivilized

First recorded in 1830–40; semi- + civilized

Related forms

sem·i·civ·i·li·za·tion, noun
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