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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

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 mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Frank Lloyd Wright

The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization.
Stephen Gardiner

The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
Karl Marx
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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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