Translation of civilization in Spanish:


civilización, n.

Pronunciation /ˌsɪvələˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌsɪvɪlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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  • 1

    (condition, society, process)
    civilización feminine
    • The development of human civilisation is intimately bound up with the domestication of cereals.
    • These factors, far from being narrow technical issues, capture the essence of social evolution and advanced civilization.
    • The evolution of civilisation and social organisation that checks and regulates the lust for revenge and other such instincts compel one to answer in the affirmative.
    • Rather than advancing human civilisation, as it had in the past period, it now threatened mankind with the most terrible forms of barbarism.
    • For thousands of years, music has played an important role in human civilisation, from religious and pagan ceremonies to rituals and social events.
    • Indeed human civilization and perhaps even humanity itself would not have ever developed if not for the rock.
    • His thesis is simple: the advance of human technology and civilization has propelled us into a world we are not evolved for.
    • Conquest of nature is fundamental to human progress, and at the centre of the development of civilisation.
    • Their overwhelming urge is to recover what they consider to be their rightful position in the history of human civilization.
    • Freedom of press is a measure of the development of civilization.
    • If human civilization is to continue to advance in the future, we must maintain and continually rebuild our stocks of social resources.
    • An order of the cosmos had been postulated, together with the claim that human civilisation is to mirror that order, so that everyone will know who he is and how he is to live his life.
    • That is why we have to insist, by force if necessary, that everyone else in the world also respect, and enforce, the minimum standards of civilisation and human rights.
    • Travellers often want to be constantly stimulated by the world around them and are genuinely fascinated by the diversity of human civilization.
    • The film, of course, is about human nature - and the clash between civilization and basic human desires.
    • The situation over there shows a level of chaos and complete breakdown of human civilization never before seen on the face of this good earth.
    • As population increased, as civilization progressed, wise norms were formed for happy, healthy living.
    • But I would not, as an adult, be defending it as a high point of human civilization.
    • Technology would eventually destroy civilization, and it was only a matter of time.
    • The earliest such source comes from the ancient Sumerian culture, which was the first civilization on Earth.
    • Mazes and a range of labyrinth designs are found all around the world in many cultures and civilizations.
    • The ancient Mayan civilization was very advanced and had a sophisticated knowledge of science, art, and astronomy.
    • I think western civilization is built on three fundamental and interlocking principles that form the Western world view.
    • She found the study of this to be highly relevant to modern Western civilization.
    • Moroccan experts work to restore the remnants of an ancient Islamic civilization.
    • Mayan civilization had collapsed by the sixteenth century, when Spanish expeditions reached the area.
    • He was looking at the product of a technologically advanced extraterrestrial civilization.
    • The building is clad in Aswan granite engraved with calligraphic inscriptions representing the world civilizations.
    • Australia's Indigenous Peoples are the world's oldest continuous civilization: 60,000 years.
    • They were feared as gods by the world's primitive civilizations.
    • The most populous country, China has one of the oldest civilizations on earth.
    • And it cherished a lot of the values that built our civilization as we know it now.
    • Again, this civilization depended entirely upon geography.
    • He stated that the level of a people's civilization depended upon their environment instead of their ethnicity.
    • Gradually, cereals became the basic food of most of the civilizations of antiquity.
    • When the Spanish landed in 1531, Peru's territory was the nucleus of the highly developed Inca civilization.
    • Our eyes move past abandoned buildings, tombs of a civilization in decline.
    • After the fall of the Roman Empire the rising Arab civilizations began to cultivate melons.
    • Over the next thousand years, by 1500, they'd developed quite an advanced civilisation, and most of us know it by the massive statues that line the coast.
    • He was looking at the product of a technologically advanced extraterrestrial civilization.
    • The process of civilization not only brought improved individual self-control but also a change of attitudes and values.
    • Scholars began to discuss civilization as a unilinear process with races able to ascend or descend a graduated scale.
    • On the contrary, in every organic process, the antitheses always reflect a unified totality, and civilization is an organic process.
    • They're our nearest neighbours, and together we've been the greatest force for civilisation and economic and social development the world has ever seen.