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civil

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɪvəl/
PEOPLE [always before noun] relating to the ordinary people or things in a country and not to military or religious organizations
sivillere veya şeylere ilişkin
They married in a civil ceremony.Ordinary people
LAW [always before noun] relating to private arguments between people and not criminal cases
medeni konularla ilgili, uygar, medenî
a civil court Rules and laws
POLITE polite in a formal way
kibar, nazik
He and his ex-wife can't even have a civil conversation.Polite and respectfulPolite and respectful
(Definition of civil from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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