see also: Civil
Pronunciation Adjective


  1. (uncomparable) Having to do with people and government office as opposed to the military or religion.
    She went into civil service because she wanted to help the people.
  2. (comparable) Behaving in a reasonable or polite manner.
    It was very civil of him to stop the argument.
    Antonyms: anti-civil, impolite, inconsiderate, noncivil, rude
  3. (legal) Relating to private relations among citizens, as opposed to criminal matters.
    a civil case
  4. Secular.
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