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adjective American English pronunciation: civilized /ˈsɪvɪˌlaɪzd/

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  1. 1
    a civilized country, society, etc. has developed an advanced culture and institutions

    A civilized society does not solve conflicts in a way that causes so much suffering.

  2. 2
    polite and reasonable

    Let's discuss this in a civilized manner.

  3. 3
    pleasant, comfortable, and having everything you need or want

    The inn was described as "a haven of civilized living."

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