Definition of 'civilizing'
Example sentences containing 'civilizing'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
And "-- he held up a finger -- `a Victorian civilizing mission. SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND (2002)You Artemisians may go on with your noble experiment at civilizing mankind. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)Somehow, I just knew that I wasn't going to be spending my evening as Emperor Brannigan of the Zulus, civilizing the known universe. KICK BACK (2002)
Trends of 'civilizing'
Used Occasionally. civilizing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of civilizing from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
From planning early to knowing where to look, these top tips will help you fulfil your summer holiday desires
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.