civil translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "civil" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /ˈsivl/
polite, courteous
cortés, educado
They were civil to each other despite their past differences of opinion.
of the state or community
civil rights.
ordinary; not military or religious
civil life.
concerned with law cases which are not criminal
civil law.
civilian /siˈviljən/ noun a person who has a civil job, not in the armed forces
Several civilians were caught in the crossfire during the fighting.
civility /siˈviləti/ noun ( plural civilities) politeness
Strangers should always be treated with civility.
civilly adverb politely
We were treated civilly, if not exactly warmly.
civil defence noun ( civil defense) the organization responsible for protection of civilians from enemy bombing etc and for rescue operations after such attacks
protección civil
vehicles and equipment and devices used by the Civil Defence for rescue operations and firefighting.
civil disobedience noun a refusal by a large number of people to pay taxes or obey certain laws in a nonviolent way in order to protest against the government, its policies
resistencia pasiva, desobedicencia civil
an act of civil disobedience.
civil liberties/rights noun plural the rights of a citizen according to the law of the country
libertades civiles
She was known as a passionate defender of civil rights.
civil servant noun a member of the civil service
Civil servants work for ministers in the Government.
civil service noun the organization which runs the administration of a state
administración pública
The reforms will affect employees in the three branches of the civil servicecentral government, hospitals, and local authorities.
civil war noun (a) war between citizens of the same state
guerra civil
the American Civil War.
(Definition of civil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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