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Synonyms for civilisation

the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization


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a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)

the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste

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The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud recently declared that, Qatar has bestowed $1m to the trust fund of the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC).
In the Indonesian island of Bali, on the sidelines of the Alliance of Civilisations Sixth Global Forum, addressing a ministerial meeting of UNAOC friends, he stated that, donation intends to raise the fund as a part of supporting the expansion of UNAOC activities.
It will be in line with the United Nations General Assembly resolution that designated the year 2001 as the year of dialogue between civilisations and adopting the universal programme of inter-civilisation dialogue.
The research team visited Peshawar from June 4 until July 2, 2013 and mapped the famous Kashmir Smast site besides studying its early civilisation, prehistory and reconstruction of the palaeo-environment there, said a press release received here on Thursday.
AS part of the Cultural Olympiad, Turner Prize Winner Douglas Gordon will be bringing his new film The End of Civilisation to the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre.
From this he goes on to trace modern European man's perception of these ancient kingdoms and their pagan gods and from this to an analysis of what constitutes civilisation.
Each civilisation produces a specific form of barbarism which tends to take over in periods of crisis.
There are journals devoted almost entirely to new discoveries in this field: Journal for the History of Arabic Science (Aleppo), Suhayl-Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation (Barcelona), Arabic Science and Philosophy (Cambridge), Zeitschrift fur Geschichte der arabisch-islamischen Wissenschaften (Frankfurt), SCIAMVS-Sources and Commentaries in Exact Sciences (Kyoto), and now Islam & Science.
As Darwin claims, "The grade of their civilisation seems to be a most important element in the success of competing nations .
22) For instance, in an 1855 article entitled "De l'influence de la civilisation sur le suicide," Alexandre Brierre de Boismont, editor of the Annales medico-psychologiques, cited the works of his New and Old World colleagues to support his contention that modernity underlay an increase in the number of suicides: "The time in which we live is not only wrought by ennui, this sickness of advanced civilizations," but also by "a universal confusion of ideas, a general weariness, the complete disillusionment with everything we have praised and adored.
The National Records and Archives Authority (NR) will organise during September 2-4 an international symposium on History of Islamic Civilisation in East Africa to be held in Zanzibar, Republic of Tanzania.
If civilisations lasted because of their might, then the greatest civilisation of all would be the Mongols.
One recommendation is to designate Bahrain as a major hub in the universal process of dialogues among civilisations," he told the media in the Bahraini capital Manama.
There are two new major alien civilisations with their own artificial intelligence engines in this update, plus a huge new campaign called ``The Altarian prophecy'' that explores the history of one of the major alien civilisations.
He defined the museum's purpose as 'propager la connaissance des civilisations de I'Orient'.