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  • EN [ ˈsɪvl]
  • US [ ˈsɪvl]

English definition


  • 1. applying to ordinary citizens;

    • "civil law"
    • "civil authorities"
  • 2. not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others;

    • "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham
  • 3. of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state;

    • "civil affairs"
    • "civil strife"
    • "civil disobediece"
    • "civil branches of government"
  • 4. of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals;

    • "civil rights"
    • "civil liberty"
    • "civic duties"
    • "civic pride"
  • 5. (of divisions of time) legally recognized in ordinary affairs of life;

    • "the civil calendar"
    • "a civil day begins at mean midnight"
  • 6. of or in a condition of social order;

    • "civil peoples"

Example sentences

  • He said a civil good morning.

  • The announcement led to violent civil disorders.

  • People are predicting civil unrest in the area.

  • Civil court proceedings are notoriously slow.

  • The period from the War of Independence to the Civil War is the babyhood of the United States.

  • One source of recruitment is the civil service.

  • Man is a civil creature.

  • Voting is the exercise of a civil right.

  • He made a very civil bow to me.

  • civil servants who seem to think the world ends north of Watford

  • The strike has taken on overtones of a civil rights campaign.

  • The country had witnessed scenes of tumult not far removed from civil war.

  • The Channel Tunnel project is the biggest civil engineering project in Europe.

  • He had been opposed by a coalition of about 50 civil rights, women's and Latino organizations.

  • A former Finance Minister and five senior civil servants are accused of fraud.

  • For two decades the country has been ravaged by civil war and foreign intervention.

  • They have purged thousands from the upper levels of the civil service.

  • The real danger is civil unrest in the east of the country.

  • They move freely from one department to another as they ascend the civil service ladder.

  • Ethnic tensions among the republics could lead to civil war.

  • Democracy survived the Civil War and the developing industrial leviathan and struggled on into the twentieth century.

  • The daily grind of government is done by Her Majesty's Civil Service.

  • We have been preparing our fighters to adjust themselves to civil society.

  • Hundreds of junior civil servants have to be put up in hotel rooms and temporary hostels.

  • The civil aviation minister ordered all the planes to be grounded.

  • This form of civil disobedience isn't a particularly new phenomenon.

  • The date of the document can be deduced from references to the Civil War.

  • That ruling had drawn sharp criticism from civil rights groups.

Synonym discrimination

  • polite, civil, courteous


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