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Definitions of civilization:
  • noun:   a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
    Example: "The people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization"
  • noun:   the social process whereby societies achieve civilization
  • noun:   the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste
    Example: "He is remembered for his generosity and civilization"
  • noun:   a particular society at a particular time and place
    Example: "Early Mayan civilization"

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