civilisation etymology

French word civilisation comes from French civiliser ((transitive) To civilize.), French -ation (-ation.)

Detailed word origin of civilisation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
civiliser French (fra) (transitive) To civilize.
-ation French (fra) -ation.
civilisation French (fra) Civilization.

Words with the same origin as civilisation

Descendants of -ation
activation alimentation annulation arrestation autorisation circulation concentration condamnation coopération désintoxication détermination estimation exploitation fondation humiliation immatriculation installation motivation recommandation représentation situation transplantation téléportation vérification