Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “civil list”

See all translations

civil list

noun [C usually singular] uk   UK us  
the amount of money allowed by Parliament for what is spent by the king or queen and royal family in doing their duties
Translations of “civil list”
in Chinese (Traditional) (議會批撥的)皇室年俸…
in Chinese (Simplified) (议会批拨的)王室费…
(Definition of civil list from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of civil list?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

ditto

used to agree with something that has just been said, or to avoid repeating something that has been said

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More