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See also: civilisé
- To educate or enlighten a person or people to a perceived higher standard of behaviour.
- To introduce or impose the standards of one civilisation upon another civilization, group or person, arguably with the intent of achieving a perceived higher standard of behavior.
- To bring from a state of savagery to an educated or refined state.
to educate to a perceived higher standard of behaviour
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