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  Definition of civilization
  1. the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; "a man of intellectual refinement"; "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization"
  2. a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations); "the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization"
  3. a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
  4. the social process whereby societies achieve civilization
Similar Words: refinement, civilisation, culture

 

Hyponyms: Aegean civilization, Aegean civilisation, Aegean culture, Helladic civilization, Helladic civilisation, Helladic culture, Minoan civilization, Minoan civilisation, Minoan culture, Mycenaean civilization, Mycenaean civilisation, Mycenaean culture, Paleo-American culture, Paleo-Amerind culture, Paleo-Indian culture, Western culture, Western civilization

 

Derivational Morphology: educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise, acculturate

 

Anagrams: vocalization

 

 
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