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civil

1. of the ordinary life of citizens as distinguished from military, legal, or ecclesiastical affairs
2. of or relating to the citizen as an individual
3. of or occurring within the state or between citizens
4. a less common word for civic
5. of or in accordance with Roman law
6. relating to the private rights of citizens
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Nonetheless, the responsibility of achieving civility on the job is upon us individually.
Civility and common courtesy should be core competencies for any corrections professional.
While the Jewish community has launched a civility campaign to try to keep vitriolic voices like Salaita's off campus, or at least marginalized, racial and identity groups on campus have actually fought against both the notion of civility on campus and the notion that free speech should exist on campus, while arguing at the same time that their groups do not feel comfortable on campus.
Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI) continued its web civility mission by advocating for privacy and patent reform in Washington D.
The Third and Fourth district courts of appeal have approved a joint resolution contract promoting the Supreme Court's pledge of lawyer civility.
To date, members have discussed professionalism in nursing as a global concept, as well as specific elements of professionalism including: professional presence, social media and civility.
Civility and democracy in America; a reasonable understanding.
The purpose of this exploratory, mixed-methods study was to test an intervention to build social capital and civility among nursing students.
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Weber Shandwick s third annual State of Seattle survey conducted online interviews with 500 local residents to determine their perceptions of the city on a number of topics, including the economy, civility, culture and the media.
Travel Business Review-August 17, 2012--Allegheny College Seeking Nominations for Second Annual Prize for Civility in Public Life(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
Often inconspicuous and overshadowed by professionalism, civility serves as a tangible application of professional standards where concept and theory become.