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English Reference for bunmei (ぶんめい)

Kanji
Kana
ぶんめい
bunmei
Definitions
  1. noun civilization, civilisation, culture
  2. Bummei era (1469.4.28-1487.7.20)
Example sentences
We find ourselves in the twilight of our civilization
Though the Incas built up a great civilization, they had no system of writing
European civilization
Two great civilizations slowly fell into decay
As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines
The more civilization advances, the more people long for nature
Civilization is now threatened by nuclear war
The nineteenth century was the age of the white man's civilization
Imagination is the root of all civilization
The opening of the country had a great influence on Japanese civilization
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