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civilized

adjective ( also UK -ised)
 
 
/ˈsɪvəlaɪzd/
SOCIETY A civilized society is advanced and has well-developed laws and customs: A fair justice system is an important part of civilized society.Society - general words
POLITE polite and calm: Let's discuss this in a civilized manner.Polite and respectfulPolite and respectful
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