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Culture, society and civilization

advanced

adjective

an advanced society uses the most recent technology or ideas

civilisation

a British spelling of civilization

civilise

a British spelling of civilize

civilization

noun

a society that has developed its own culture and institutions

civilization

noun

the state of having developed an advanced culture and institutions

civilization

noun

the process by which a society develops its own culture and institutions

civilization

noun

human society in general

civilize

verb

to help a society to develop its culture and institutions

civilized

adjective

a civilized country, society etc has developed an advanced culture and institutions

civil society

noun

the part of society that consists of organizations and institutions that help and look after people, their health, and their rights. It does not include the government or the family.

the community

noun

society in general

cross-cultural

adjective

involving or combining different cultures

cultural

adjective

relating to the culture of a particular group, country, or society

cultural

adjective

relating to music, literature, and other arts

culture

noun

activities involving music, literature, and other arts

culture

noun

a society that has its own set of ideas, beliefs, and ways of behaving

ethnic

adjective

relating to a group of people who have the same culture and traditions

ethnocentric

adjective

showing a failure to recognize that other people’s cultures are also important and valuable

future shock

noun

the difficulty that some people experience in dealing with changes in technology and society

heritage

noun

the art, buildings, traditions, and beliefs that a society considers important to its history and culture

multiethnic

adjective

involving people from different ethnic groups

multiethnic

adjective

someone who is multiethnic has parents who are from different ethnic groups

patrimony

noun

buildings, objects, or ideas that a society gets from the people who lived in the past

primitive

adjective

at a very simple stage of development, before modern technology

sociocultural

adjective

involving a combination of social and cultural matters

weal

noun

the common weal or the public weal is the general good of all people in society

world

noun

society in general, in all countries

culturally

adverb

ethnically

adverb

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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