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Definition of "civilizes" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of civilize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "civilizes" in a sentence
  • "Put more nicely, I am fearful of the implications of the implied argument that the social good of marriage is that it "civilizes" men or "civilizes" gay folks."
  • "They are around us today --- the honest and decent cop, the hardworking teacher who puts up with our brats and civilizes them, the devoted single mother who works at two minimum wage jobs to support her kids."
  • "One of the Marriage Mafia's favorite sources of the claim that marriage civilizes men is a book by Steven Nock, Marriage in Men's Lives."
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