Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
  • tính từ
    • văn minh
    • khai hoá
    • lễ phép; lịch sự
Concise Dictionary
+having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
+marked by refinement in taste and manners

+train to be discriminative in taste or judgment
+raise from a barbaric to a civilized state

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 enlighten, refine, polish, edify, educate, acculturate:
Civilized people do not behave in such a boorish way.
2 tame, domesticate; broaden, elevate, acculturate:
The claim that they civilized the Aborigines means only that they forced them to conform to the White man's notion of civilization.
Advanced English Dictionary
(BrE also civilised) + adjective
1 well-organized socially with a very developed culture and way of life: the civilized world + rising crime in our so-called civilized societies + civilized peoples
2 having laws and customs that are fair and morally acceptable: No civilized country should allow such terrible injustices.
3 having or showing polite and reasonable behaviour: We couldn't even have a civilized conversation any more.
4 typical of a comfortable and pleasant way of life: Breakfast on the terrace-how civilized! + Let's go somewhere civilized and have a meal.

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