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civilize

verb [T]  /ˈsɪv·əˌlɑɪz/ us  
to educate people or a society to develop it further: Dedicated teachers labored under difficult conditions to civilize frontier society.
Translations of “civilize”
in Korean 문명화하다…
in Arabic يَتحَضّر…
in French civiliser…
in Turkish medenileştirmek, uygarlaştırmak…
in Italian civilizzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教化, 開化, 使文明…
in Russian цивилизовать…
in Polish cywilizować…
in Spanish civilizar…
in Portuguese civilizar…
in German zivilisieren…
in Catalan civilitzar…
in Japanese 啓蒙(けいもう)する, 文明化する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教化, 开化, 使文明…
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