A society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations):
— The people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization.
Dutch: beschaving, civilisatie
The social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization.
Dutch: bewoonde wereld, civilisatie
A particular society at a particular time and place:
— Early Mayan civilization.
Dutch: beschaving, civilisatie, cultuur, ontwikkelingsniveau
The quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste:
— He is remembered for his generosity and civilization.
Polish: finezja, subtelność, wyrafinowanie
Moby thesaurus: acculturation, civility, complex, cultivation, cultural drift, culture, culture area, culture center, culture complex, culture conflict, culture contact, culture pattern, culture trait, customs, edification, education, enculturation, enlightenment, ethos, folkways ... show more.
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