civilise civilise


  1. (v) teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
  2. (v) raise from a barbaric to a civilized state


  • "There was nothing left for us to do but to take them all, and to educate the Filipinos and uplift and civilise and christianize them", said President Mckinley.
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: William McKinley Source: Central Chronicle

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