Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • etc. See civilizable, civilization, etc.

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Examples

  • Progress would hardly be the exception which we know it to be in the history of communities if there were not fundamental diversities in the civilisable quality of races.

    Rousseau

  • Progress would hardly be the exception which we know it to be in the history of communities if there were not fundamental diversities in the civilisable quality of races.

    Rousseau (Volume 1 and 2)

  • This small maritime tribe, who make excellent sailors, is interesting and civilisable; many have been Christianised, especially by the Roman Catholic missioners.

    To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Volume I

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