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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

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

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.
Charles Darwin

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

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
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Civilized Translations

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