civilizeverb [ T ]UK usually civilise uk /ˈsɪv.əl.aɪz/ us /ˈsɪv.əl.aɪz/
The Romans set out to civilize the Ancient Britons.
(Definition of “civilize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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