Definition of civilizade in English:

civilizade

noun

(also civilisade)
  • A crusade instigated or conducted to bring a group of people to a stage of development considered to be more advanced.

Pronunciation

civilizade

/ˌsɪv(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪd/ /ˌsɪvɪlʌɪˈzeɪd/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From civilize + -ade, after crusade.