Meaning of “civilized” in the English Dictionary

"civilized" in British English

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civilizedadjective

UK usually civilised uk /ˈsɪv.əl.aɪzd/ us /ˈsɪv.əl.aɪzd/

(Definition of “civilized” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"civilized" in American English

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civilizedadjective

us /ˈsɪv·əˌlɑɪzd/

having a well-developed way of life and social systems:

“A civilized society allows for tolerance,” he said.

Civilized also means pleasant, comfortable, well-educated, or orderly:

civilized behavior
a civilized vacation

(Definition of “civilized” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)