Definition of 'civilised'
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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 (2002)
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