Meaning of civilizatory in English:

civilizatory

Pronunciation /ˌsɪv(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪt(ə)ri/ /ˌsɪvɪlʌɪˈzeɪt(ə)ri/ /sɪvɪˈlʌɪzət(ə)ri/

adjective

  • Of or relating to civilization; especially relating to or involving development towards a more advanced stage of civilization.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From civilize + -atory. Compare civilizing, civilizational.