What does civilized mean?

Definitions for civilized
ˈsɪv əˌlaɪzdciv·i·lized

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. civilized, civilisedadjective

    having a high state of culture and development both social and technological

    "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"

  2. civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, politeadjective

    marked by refinement in taste and manners

    "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"

Wiktionary

  1. civilizedadjective

    Having a highly developed society or culture.

  2. civilizedadjective

    Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.

  3. civilizedadjective

    Marked by refinement in taste and manners.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Civilized

    of Civilize

  2. Civilizedadjective

    reclaimed from savage life and manners; instructed in arts, learning, and civil manners; refined; cultivated

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of civilized in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of civilized in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of civilized in a Sentence

  1. George Frost Kennan:

    The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    The killing of innocent people based on a twisted ideology is an attack not just on France, not just on Turkey, it is an attack on the civilized world, we stand in solidity with (the French people) in hunting down the perpetrators of this crime and bringing them to justice.

  3. Rand Paul:

    Not only do we need restrictions in our country, i'm going to be advocating for an international convention of civilized countries to come together and discuss gain-of-function research and the potential harm it could cause on a global scale.

  4. Houston Police Chief Troy Finner:

    Suspects, violent offenders, felons with guns, we're coming after you, there's no place for automatic weapons in a civilized society.

  5. Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov:

    If I can advise President Biden, I would like him to articulate to Vladimir Putin of Russia that no red lines from the Kremlin side should be here. The red line is here in Ukraine and the civilized world will react without hesitation, the idea of not provoking Russia will not work.

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Translations for civilized

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  • възпитан, цивилизован, изтънчен, културенBulgarian
  • civilizovanýCzech
  • zivilisiertGerman
  • πολιτισμένοςGreek
  • civilizadoSpanish
  • civiliséFrench
  • beasagh, ardveenitManx
  • מתורבתתHebrew
  • civilizată, civilizatRomanian
  • воспитанный, культурный, цивилизованныйRussian

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