semicivilized

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sem·i·civ·i·lized

 (sĕm′ē-sĭv′ə-līzd′, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Partly civilized.

semicivilized

(ˌsɛmɪˈsɪvɪˌlaɪzd) or

semicivilised

adj
half or partly civilized

sem•i•civ•i•lized

(ˌsɛm iˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj.
half or partly civilized.
[1830–40]
sem`i•civ`i•li•za′tion, n.
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The tone of the hearing at Glamorgan Assizes in Swansea was set by his own defence counsel who described Mr Mattan as a "half child of nature, a semicivilised savage".