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Politeness FocusPlay
When using 'civilize' in this sense, there is an implication of teaching manners or proper behavior. SlideSchools help civilize children by instilling good manners.
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Possibly OffensivePlay
Be careful; saying someone needs to be 'civilize' can sound offensive, as it suggests they're uncultured or inferior. SlideIt's rude to tell someone that you'll civilize them.
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Colonial OvertonesPlay
The term can have colonial implications, hinting at forcing indigenous people to adopt foreign customs. SlideHistorically, colonizers tried to civilize the lands they conquered.