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Detailed Translations for civilise from English to Dutch


to civilise verb, British

  1. to civilise (civilize; cultivate)
    cultiveren; ontwikkelen; civiliseren; beschaven
    • cultiveren verb (cultiveer, cultiveert, cultiveerde, cultiveerden, gecultiveerd)
    • ontwikkelen verb (ontwikkel, ontwikkelt, ontwikkelde, ontwikkelden, ontwikkeld)
    • civiliseren verb (civiliseer, civiliseert, civiliseerde, civiliseerden, geciviliseerd)
    • beschaven verb (beschaaf, beschaaft, beschaafde, beschaafden, beschaafd)

Translation Matrix for civilise:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
beschaven civilizing; cultivating; polishing; refining
cultiveren civilizing; cultivating; improvements; polishing; refining; stimulations
ontwikkelen civilizing; cultivating; polishing; refining
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
beschaven civilise; civilize; cultivate
civiliseren civilise; civilize; cultivate
cultiveren civilise; civilize; cultivate
ontwikkelen civilise; civilize; cultivate blossom; develop; evolve; exercise; fill out; grow in size; practice; practise; train; tutor; unfold
- civilize; cultivate; educate; school; train

Synonyms for "civilise":

Related Definitions for "civilise":

  1. raise from a barbaric to a civilized state1
  2. teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment1

Wiktionary Translations for civilise:

  1. to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour