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文明, ぶんめい

  • bunmei


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • civilization
  • civilisation
  • culture


  • Bummei era (1469.4.28-1487.7.20)

Examples of 文明,ぶんめい in a Sentence

The nineteenth century was the age of the white man's civilization.
Two great civilizations slowly fell into decay.
The country's civilization has advanced.
The opening of the country had a great influence on Japanese civilization.
Oil has played an important part in the progress of civilization.
But as civilizations grew more complex, better methods of communication were needed.
Imagination is the root of all civilization.
The Romans tried to civilize the ancient Britons.
It was the triumph of civilization over force.
They destroyed the native civilization.

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