Associations to the word «Civilisation»


CIVILISATION, noun. UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa spelling of civilization

Dictionary definition

CIVILISATION, noun. The social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization.
CIVILISATION, noun. A particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization".
CIVILISATION, noun. 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".
CIVILISATION, noun. The quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; "a man of intellectual refinement"; "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization".

Wise words

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