On her way back to civilization in the spring of 1821 she fell and suffered severe bruising.
American civilization, broadly defined, will benefit from the fact that Stevens will depart under a liberal president.
No poverty, no crises and no clashes of civilization or religion.
On the contrary, Hebrew provides all Israeli citizens the keys to Jewish civilization without taking other keys away.
The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar Western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed.
His shafts were always aimed at that which passes for the highest in American civilization.
As a matter of fact, "civilization" never remains long in the same spot.
civilization has made but few marks on its far-flung plains.
What, then, is civilization in the economy of the human animal?
He was a connecting link between barbarism and civilization.
1704, "law which makes a criminal process civil," from civilize + -ation. Sense of "civilized condition" first recorded 1772, probably from French civilisation, to be an opposite to barbarity and a distinct word from civility. Sense of a particular human society in a civilized condition, considered as a whole over time, is from 1857. Related: Civilizational.