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civilians, plural;
  1. Of, denoting, or relating to a person not belonging to the armed services or police
    • - military agents in civilian clothes
  1. A person not in the armed services or the police force

  1. a nonmilitary citizen
  2. associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military; "civilian clothing"; "civilian life"
  3. A civilian under international humanitarian law is a person who is not a member of his or her country's armed forces. ...
  4. Civilian is the debut album by Boy Kill Boy. It was released on May 22, 2006, and reached number 16 in the UK Album Chart.
  5. Civilian is an album by British progressive rock band Gentle Giant which was released in 1980. At this point a near total change of style was in evidence with only a trace of the original verve present. The band lasted only a short time after this outing. ...
  6. (Civilians (Joe Henry album)) Civilians is the eleventh studio album by Joe Henry, released on August 18, 2007. It was his first album of new material since his 2003 album Tiny Voices. ...
  7. (The Civilians) The Civilians is an investigative theatre company in New York City founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Steve Cosson. The Civilians artists pursue their inquiries using interviews, community residencies, research, and other methods. ...
  8. A person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the military, the police, or a belligerent group; A person who does not belong to a particular group or engage in a particular activity; That which is not related to the military, police or other ...
  9. (civilians) people who are not in the armed forces.
  10. (Civilians) A group of people designated as non-combatants, and therefore afforded different protection under international humanitarian law.
  11. (Civilians) A term sometimes applied by American Roma and Roma in Slovenia to the non- Romani population.
  12. Age 16 years or older, not members of the Armed Services, and are not in institutions such as prisons, mental hospitals, or nursing homes.
  13. someone not in the army, navy or air force
  14. A citizen not part of the state through participation in the military or police force.
  15. persons who take no part in hostilities, and who, while they reside in the zones, perform no work of a military character.
  16. A lawyer specialising in civil law.
  17. A person who reenacts a non-military impression during reenactments. Many people create extensive civilian impressions to participate in reenactments.
  18. AA slang for a non-alcoholic.
  19. A day without classes.
  20. "You servicemen are dumb. We civilians are smart!" / Serviceman: "If you are so smart, then why don’t you march in files?" Navy ending: "... why don't you wear a tel'nik?" (short for telnyashka).