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Translation of "civil" - English-Spanish dictionary

civil

adjective /ˈsivl/
polite, courteous cortés, educado They were civil to each other despite their past differences of opinion. of the state or community civil civil rights. ordinary; not military or religious civil civil life. concerned with law cases which are not criminal civil civil law. civilian /siˈviljən/ noun a person who has a civil job, not in the armed forces civil Several civilians were caught in the crossfire during the fighting. civility /siˈviləti/ noun ( plural civilities) politeness cortesía Strangers should always be treated with civility. civilly adverb politely cortesmente 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 funcionario 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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