Textual thesaurus for "civilisation"

(noun) refinement, civilization

the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste

a man of intellectual refinement; he is remembered for his generosity and civilization

(noun) civilization

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

(noun) culture, civilization

a particular society at a particular time and place

early Mayan civilization

(noun) civilization

the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization