Purification is a related term of civilization.
As nouns the difference between purification and civilization
is that purification
is the act or process of purifying; the removal of impurities while civilization
is 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.
As a proper noun civilization is
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