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One entry found for civilization.
Entry Word: civilization
Function: noun
Text: 1 the way people live at a particular time and place <a study unit on the advanced civilization created by the Mayas over a thousand years ago>
Synonyms culture, life, lifestyle, society
Related Words customs, manners, mores, values; folklore, heritage, tradition
2 a high level of taste and enlightenment as a result of extensive intellectual training and exposure to the arts <by the 18th century Boston had reached a level of civilization sufficiently advanced to support a circle of portrait painters> -- see CULTURE 1