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noun British English pronunciation: civilization /ˌsɪvəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularcivilization
pluralcivilizations
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    [uncountable] often humorous a place such as a large city where you have the modern things that make life easy

    After a week of camping, I was glad to get back to civilization.

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