Civilization vs Aegean - What's the difference?

civilization | aegean |


Alternative forms

* civilisation (UK)


(en noun)
  • 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
    Western 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 [[civilize, 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (large-scale stage of societal development) culture, order * (group of countries) sphere * (act of civilizing) education, acculturation * (preferred human society) home, the land of the living

    Derived terms

    * civilizational * civilizationally

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Collectively, those people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior and / or a high level of development. Commonly subjectively used by people of one society to exclusively refer to their society, or their elite sub-group, or a few associated societies, implying all others, in time or geography or status, as something less than civilised]], as savages or [[barbarian, barbarians. cf refinement, elitism, civilised society, the Civilised World
  • aegean


    Alternative forms

    * (archaic) * Aegaean


  • Of or relating to the Aegean Sea or the regions bordering it.
  • Of or relating to the Bronze Age civilization in that region.
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The Aegean Sea.