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Meaning of “civilization” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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