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civilization

noun (UK usually civilisation) uk   us   /ˌsɪv.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/

civilization noun (DEVELOPED SOCIETY)

B2 [C or U] human society with its well developed social organizations, or the culture and way of life of a society or country at a particular period in time: Some people think that nuclear war would mean the end of civilization. Cuzco was the centre of one of the world's most famous civilizations, that of the Incas.C1 [U] mainly humorous a place that has comfortable living conditions: How does it feel to be back in civilization after all those weeks in a tent?
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civilization noun (PROCESS)

[U] the process of educating a society so that its culture becomes more developed: The civilization of Britain by the Romans took years to complete.
(Definition of civilization from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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