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  1. civilize

    • IPA[ˈsɪvɪlʌɪz]

    英式

    • v.
      bring (a place or people) to a stage of social and cultural development considered to be more advanced
    • verb: civilize, 3rd person present: civilizes, gerund or present participle: civilizing, past tense: civilized, past participle: civilized

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. bring (a place or people) to a stage of social and cultural development considered to be more advanced both countries feel they have a mission to civilize the world