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Definition of Civilization

Civilization

  1. The act of civilizing, or the state of being civilized; national culture; refinement.
  2. Rendering a criminal process civil.

Civilization Quotations

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds - it's the production of food and fiber from the world's land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
Allan Savory

The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Milton Friedman

The family is the nucleus of civilization. - Will Durant
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
Will Durant
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Civilization Translations

civilization in Afrikaans is beskawing
civilization in Dutch is beschaving, beschaven
civilization in French is civilisation
civilization in German is Zivilisation, Gesittung
civilization in Swedish is civilisation, kultur
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