An organized culture encompassing many communities, often on the scale of a nation or a people; a stage or system of social, political, or technical development.
the Aztec civilization
Modern Civilization is a product of industrialization and globalization.
(uncountable) Human society, particularly civil society.
A hermit doesn't much care for civilization.
I'm glad to be back in Civilization after a day with that rowdy family.
The act or process of civilizing or becoming civilized.
The teacher's Civilization of the child was no easy task.
The state or quality of being civilized.
He was a man of great civilization.
(obsolete) The act of rendering a criminal process civil.