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having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
"terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"
civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, politeadjective
marked by refinement in taste and manners
"cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"
Having a highly developed society or culture.
Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.
Marked by refinement in taste and manners.
A civilization (or civilisation) is any complex society characterized by the development of the state, social stratification, urbanization, and symbolic systems of communication beyond natural spoken language (namely, a writing system).Civilizations are additionally characterized by specialization of labour, agriculture, architecture, infrastructure, technological advancement, taxation, and regulation.Historically, a civilization has often been understood as a larger and "more advanced" culture, in implied contrast to smaller, supposedly less advanced cultures. In this broad sense, a civilization contrasts with non-centralized tribal societies, including the cultures of nomadic pastoralists, Neolithic societies or hunter-gatherers; however, sometimes it also contrasts with the cultures found within civilizations themselves. Civilizations are organized densely-populated settlements divided into hierarchical social classes with a ruling elite and subordinate urban and rural populations, which engage in intensive agriculture, mining, small-scale manufacture and trade. Civilization concentrates power, extending human control over the rest of nature, including over other human beings.Civilization, as its etymology suggests, is a concept originally associated with towns and cities. The earliest emergence of civilizations is generally connected with the final stages of the Neolithic Revolution in West Asia, culminating in the relatively rapid process of urban revolution and state formation, a political development associated with the appearance of a governing elite.
reclaimed from savage life and manners; instructed in arts, learning, and civil manners; refined; cultivated
The numerical value of civilized in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of civilized in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of civilized in a Sentence
President Trump in a statement:
Today's chemical attack in Syria against innocent people, including women and children, is reprehensible and cannot be ignored by the civilized world, the United States stands with our allies across the globe to condemn this intolerable attack.
For the past four years, I’ve had the huge privilege — and huge responsibility – of playing Maura Pfefferman, a transgender woman, in a show that I know has had an enormous, positive impact on a community that has been too long dismissed and misunderstood, now I find myself accused of behavior that any civilized person would condemn unreservedly.
This is not, even for a second, a kind of romantic look at the favela as a kind of a pre-civilized, paradisic state of living, not at all. I mean, the favela is a disaster. But there are forces there that we should be able to channel through design.
I wanted to put this video out, please share it. Please join in the fight to save an innocent man’s life. Do it for Julius. Do it for his family. Do it for our country. This cannot happen in a civilized nation and we have to keep this from happening. Do everything you can.
Russia must decide if it will continue down this dark path, or if it will join with civilized nations as a force for stability and peace.
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