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Definition of "civilizing" [civilizing]

  • Present participle of civilize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "civilizing" in a sentence
  • "Marriage plays an important role in civilizing men."
  • "At the core of Friedman's worldview is the assumption that the most brutal and contradictory applications of U.S.-supplied military power are by definition civilizing because this nation owns the brand defining freedom and democracy."
  • "No matter how many times the government or the Church apologizes, we can never erase the harm that was done in this so-called civilizing project."
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