Civilization

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Civilization \Civ'i*li*za"tion\, noun [Cf. F. civilisation.]

1. The act of civilizing, or the state of being civilized; national culture; refinement.

Our manners, our civilization, and all the good things connected with manners, and with civilization, have, in this European world of ours, depended for ages upon two principles -- . . . the spirit of a gentleman, and spirit of religion. --Burke

2. (Law) Rendering a criminal process civil. [Obs.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

civilization

noun

1: a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations); "the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization" [syn: {civilization}, {civilisation}]

2: the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization [syn: {civilization}, {civilisation}]

3: a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization" [syn: {culture}, {civilization}, {civilisation}]

4: the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; "a man of intellectual refinement"; "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization" [syn: {refinement}, {civilization}, {civilisation}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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