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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

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
Albert Einstein

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
Oscar Wilde

Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
Mark Twain

What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.
Mahatma Gandhi
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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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