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civil aviationnoun [U]

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flights and ​aircraft used for ​personal and ​businesspurposes, such as ​transportinggoods or ​passengers, rather than for military ​purposes: The ​governmentwants to put civilians in ​charge of ​civilaviation, and ​bring in ​privatefirms to ​run the ​airports.
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