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civil·i·sa·tion

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  1. civilization, civilisationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    civilization, refinement, culture

  2. culture, civilization, civilisationnoun

    a particular society at a particular time and place

    "early Mayan civilization"

    Synonyms:
    culture, civilization, cultivation, acculturation, polish, finish, refinement

  3. civilization, civilisationnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    civilization, refinement, culture

  4. refinement, civilization, civilisationnoun

    the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste

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

    Synonyms:
    nicety, culture, elaboration, shade, subtlety, civilization, cultivation, refining, polish, nuance, finish, refinement, purification

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  1. List of paraphrases for "civilisation":

    civilization, culture, civility

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  1. Elon Musk:

    It would be better if we mitigated the effects of global warming and had cleaner air in our cities and were n’t drilling for vast amounts of coal, oil and gas in parts of the world that are problematic and will run out anyway, and if we were a multiplanetary species, that would reduce the possibility of some single event, man-made or natural, taking out civilisation as we know it, as it did the dinosaurs.

  2. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them. That is the reason why agitators are so absolutely necessary. Without them, in our incomplete state, there would be no advance towards civilisation.

  3. Colin Wilson:

    In the civilisation a new law of hostility prevails. And to call it the law of the jungle is unfair to the jungle.

  4. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    We cannot lose this war, because it is essentially a war of civilisation, it is our society, our civilisation and our values that we must defend.

  5. Anandabai Joshee:

    Had there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then man would have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilisation and mental culture.


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