civilizable

adjective
civ·​i·​liz·​a·​ble | \ ˈsivəˌlīzəbəl \

Definition of civilizable

: capable of being civilized

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First Known Use of civilizable

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for civilizable

French civilisable, from civiliser to civilize + -able

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“Civilizable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civilizable. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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