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civilize

US [ˈsɪvɪˌlaɪz]
UK [ˈsɪvəlaɪz]
  • v.教化;开化;使文明;使有教养
  • Web使开化;教育;文明化
Simple Present:civilizes  Present Participle:civilizing  Past Tense:civilized  
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v.
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~ sb/sth
教化;开化;使文明;使有教养to educate and improve a person or a society; to make sb's behaviour or manners better
The girls in a class tend to have a civilizing influence on the boys.
班上的女生往往能让男生文雅起来。

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