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English adjective: civilized

1. civilized having a high state of culture and development both social and technological

SamplesTerrorist acts that shocked the civilized world.


Similaradvanced, civil, humane

See alsoeducated, refined

Antonymsnoncivilised, noncivilized

2. civilized marked by refinement in taste and manners

SamplesCultivated speech.
Cultured Bostonians.
Cultured tastes.
A genteel old lady.
Polite society.

Synonymscivilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite



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