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One entry found for civilize.
Main Entry: civ·i·lize
Pronunciation: primarystresssiv-schwa-secondarystresslimacrz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -lized; -liz·ing
: to raise out of a primitive state; especially : to bring to an advanced stage (as in art, science, and government) of social development
- civ·i·lized adjective

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