Translation of "civilization" - English-Russian dictionary

civilization

noun also UK -isation uk /ˌsɪvəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ us
SOCIETY [ C, U ]

B2 human society with its developed social organizations, or the culture and way of life of a society at a particular period of time

цивилизация
ancient civilizations
Nuclear war could mean the end of civilization.
WAY OF LIFE [ U ]

an advanced and comfortable way of life

цивилизация
modern civilization

(Translation of “civilization” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)