Definition of “civil list” - English Dictionary

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“civil list” in British English

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civil listnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈsɪv.əl ˌlɪst/ us /ˈsɪv.əl ˌlɪst/ UK

the amount of money allowed by Parliament for what is spent by the royal family in doing their duties

(Definition of “civil list” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)