civiliannoun [ C ]uk /sɪˈvɪl.jən/ us /səˈvɪl.jən/
- Bombing civilians is a crime against humanity .
- The evacuation of civilians remains out of the question while the fighting continues.
- The first fatalities of the war were civilians.
- We will be flying 100 badly wounded civilians out of the battle zone tonight.
- How many civilians died in the Vietnam War?
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