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Definition of Civilized

Civilized

  1. of Civilize
  2. Reclaimed from savage life and manners; instructed in arts, learning, and civil manners; refined; cultivated.

Civilized Quotations

The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be.
James Cameron

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
Arthur Keith

Any health care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must - must - redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
Donald Berwick

You have to realize that up until about 1959, Africa was dominated by the colonial powers. And by the colonial powers of Europe having complete control over Africa, they projected Africa always in a negative light - jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized.
Malcolm X

One of the things that first attracted me to chess is that it brings you into contact with intelligent, civilized people - men of the stature of Garry Kasparov, the former world champion, who was my part-time coach.
Magnus Carlsen
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Civilized Translations

civilized in German is gesittet, zivilisierte
civilized in Spanish is modoso, civilizado
civilized in Swedish is civiliserad
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