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Definición de “civilized” en inglés

civilized

adjective uk (UK usually civilised)   /ˈsɪv.ɪ.laɪzd/ us  

civilized adjective (DEVELOPED)

describes a society or country that has a well developed system of government, culture, and way of life and that treats the people who live there fairly: A fair justice system is a fundamental part of a civilized society. The terrorist attack on the UN building has shocked the civilized world.

civilized adjective (POLITE)

If a person or their behaviour is civilized, they are polite and behave in a calm and reasonable way: Let's discuss this like civilized people (= politely and calmly).

civilized adjective (COMFORTABLE)

describes a pleasant or comfortable place or thing: "This is all very civilized," he said, settling himself down in a chair by the fire.
(Definition of civilized from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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