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Of or relating to ordinary citizens and their concerns, as distinct from military or ecclesiastical matters,
  1. Of or relating to ordinary citizens and their concerns, as distinct from military or ecclesiastical matters
    • - civil aviation
  2. (of disorder or conflict) Occurring between citizens of the same country

  3. Relating to private relations between members of a community; noncriminal
    • - a civil action
  4. Of or relating to aspects the civil (or code) law derived from European systems

  5. Courteous and polite
    • - we tried to be civil to him
  6. (of time measurement or a point in time) Fixed by custom or law rather than being natural or astronomical
    • - civil twilight starts at sunset

  1. applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military; "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 disobedience"; "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"
  7. (Civility) Civic virtue is the cultivation of habits of personal living that are claimed to be important for the success of the community. The identification of the character traits that constitute civic virtue have been a major concern of political philosophy. ...
  8. Having to do with people and government office as opposed to the military or religion; Behaving in a reasonable or polite manner
  9. (civility) Politeness; an individual act or a manner of behaving which conforms to social conventions of propriety
  10. (civils) civil engineering
  11. (Civility) Bogus n. The insistence upon scrupulous politeness and absense of sarcasm or anger on the part of those against whom one may be pursuing a ferociously self-interested agenda. The etiology of Bogus Civility is beyond the scope of this note, but see also parentalism.
  12. (Civility) ADL-suggested restraint in public criticism of President Obama and Democrats in Congress.
  13. (Civility) Self-control or moderation in contrast with pride or arrogance.Civil speakers persuade, consult, and compromise rather than coerce and manipulate.
  14. Civil engineering involves planning, designing, and building a wide variety of structures and facilities. These include bridges, roads and highways, dams, high-rise buildings, airports, water treatment centers, industrial manufacturing and processing facilities, and sanitation plants. ...
  15. 1) relating to a person as a member of a community. It comes from a Latin word meaning “city.”; 2) relating to the community, or to the policy and government of the citizens
  16. COMPLAINT:  A written statement, which is either prepared by an attorney or by the Plaintiff, which tells the Court that a claim, exists favoring the Plaintiff. ...
  17. Non-criminal. Civil law covers any matter which is not concerned with crime. For example, important branches of the civil law are concerned with marriage and divorce, property, wills and negligence.
  18. not criminal. In a civil action, one person or entity is suing another, usually for money damages.
  19. Everything that is not criminal. Civil cases involve disputes not arising out of violation of criminal statutes. This will make more sense ( and get more complicated) later. Don't worry.
  20. Describes the nature of all proceedings which are not criminal.
  21. DISOBEDIENCE – The act of openly disobeying an unjust, immoral or unconstitutional law as a matter of conscience, and accepting the consequences, including submitting to imprisonment if necessary, to protest an injustice.
  22. A non-criminal legal matter; housing disputes are often settled in civil court
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  24. Generally pertains to disputes, not involving crimes, including family matters, contracts, medical malpractice, collection of debts and compensation for personal injury or property loss.
  25. Relating to private rights and remedies sought by civil actions as contrasted with criminal proceedings.