French translation of 'civilised'
Example Sentences Including 'civilised'
We knew each other far too well to argue in a civilised manner.MAN AND WIFE (2002)
I couldn't hear what he was saying, only the Mozart that was on low, that was reaching its civilised crescendo.THE EXECUTION (2002)
It was a tragedy, she said, and a matter of cold-blooded, ruthless disregard for human, civilised values.The Scar
Trends of 'civilised'
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- [country, society]
- (= polite) [person]
- (= enlightened)
- (informal, = comfortable)
Example Sentences Including 'civilized'
He said: `A civilized man's no better off than that stallion you bought, Matt.Dansville
Furthermore, primitive people couldn't even begin to approach the scope and refinement of the violence practiced by civilized societies.Miss Melville Regrets
Larry found himself longing for the civilized comfort of the South of France.Yellow Bird
Example Sentences Including 'civilize'
`Even if there are two or three working to civilize one, it works out.A Plague of Angels
If a person grows up without controls, it's very hard to civilize him.A Plague of Angels
Before Tim even got him to school, he was going to have to civilize him.Yellow Bird
Translation of civilised from the Collins English to French Dictionary