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civilization
,sɪvəlɪ'zeɪʃən
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste.
  2. A society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations).
  3. A particular society at a particular time and place.
  4. The social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization.
Hyphenationciv•i•li•za•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun
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文明wénmíngcivilized; civilization; culture
教化jiàohuàto enlighten; to civilize; to indoctrinate; to train (an animal)
文化wénhuàculture; civilization; cultural
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