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1 definition found
 for civilise
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  civilise
      v 1: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment;
           "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds";
           "She is well schooled in poetry" [syn: educate, school,
           train, cultivate, civilize, civilise]
      2: raise from a barbaric to a civilized state; "The wild child
         found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized" [syn:
         civilize, civilise]

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