semicivilized

adjective
semi·​civ·​i·​lized | \ ˌse-mē-ˈsi-və-ˌlīzd How to pronounce semicivilized (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semicivilized

: partly civilized

First Known Use of semicivilized

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Semicivilized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semicivilized. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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