semicivilized

[sem-ee-siv-uh-lahyzd, sem-ahy-]
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adjective

half or partly civilized.

Nearby words

  1. semicentennial,
  2. semicircle,
  3. semicircular,
  4. semicircular canal,
  5. semicircular duct,
  6. semiclassical,
  7. semicolon,
  8. semicoma,
  9. semiconducting,
  10. semiconductor

Origin of semicivilized

First recorded in 1830–40; semi- + civilized

Related formssem·i·civ·i·li·za·tion, noun

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