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English definition of “civilization”

civilization

noun ( also UK -isation)     /ˌsɪvəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/
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 : ancient civilizations Nuclear war could mean the end of civilization.Society - general words
WAY OF LIFE [U] an advanced and comfortable way of life : modern civilizationWealthiness and wealthyLifestyles and their study
(Definition of civilization noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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