Definition of Civilized
Civilized
civ·i·lized


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(adjective)
characterized by a state of great cultural, social, and technological development, and thus often possessing refinement, restraint, and good taste;

e.g. The cabin in the woods was far away from civilized society, which was nice for a change.

(adjective)
characterized by good manners and a polite nature;

e.g. She spoke in a civilized tone when telling me what I had done wrong.

(verb)
caused a place to become culturally, socially, and technologically more developed so that it is seen as being more advanced;

e.g. The government civilized the regions at the center of the country.




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