Definition for CIV-IL-I-ZA'TION

CIV-IL-I-ZA'TION, n. [See Civilize.]

  1. The act of civilizing, or the state of being civilized; the state of being refined in manners, from the grossness of savage life, and improved in arts and learning.
  2. The act of rendering a criminal process civil. [Not used.]

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