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civil liabilitynoun [C]

uk   us   (plural civil liabilities) LAW
the ​legalresponsibility of ​payingmoney for ​damage to another person's ​health, ​business, or ​property: Company ​directors face ​criminal and ​civilliability for knowingly ​filingfalseaccounts in the ​annualreport.
(Definition of civil liability from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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