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

The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
Oscar Wilde

Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
Sigmund Freud

At least in Russia, you cannot just go and tap into someone's phone conversation without a warrant issued by court. That's more or less the way a civilized society should go about fighting terrorism.
Vladimir Putin
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Civilized Translations

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