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English Meaning(s) for 文明

  1. civilization; civilisation; culture
  2. Bunmei era (1469.4.28-1487.7.20)

Definition and Synonyms for 文明

Culture the raising of plants or animals
Synonyms: カルチャー, 人文, 培養, 教化, 教化, 教養, 文化, 文明, 栽培, 養殖
Culture a particular society at a particular time and place
Synonyms: カルチャー, シビリゼーション, 人文, 文化, 文教, 文明, 文物

Meanings for each kanji in 文明

» sentence; literature; style; art; decoration; figures; plan; literary radical (no. 67)
» bright; light

Categories 文明 is a member of

Cultivation production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
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Society an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 文明

Sample Sentences for 文明

Greece was the cradle of western civilization.
As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines.
We live in a civilized society.
Modern civilization rests on a foundation of science and education.
Our mode of life has changed since the introduction of European civilization.

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