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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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Terence, you're a civilian," said Dinah Shadd warningly.
For a time after joining his life to hers, and putting on civilian dress, he had felt all the delight of freedom in general of which he had known nothing before, and of freedom in his love,--and he was content, but not for long.
Rebecca, measuring the value of the goods which she had for sale by Jos's eagerness to purchase, as well as by the scarcity of the article, put upon her horses a price so prodigious as to make even the civilian draw back.
I say come, Amelia," the civilian went on; "never mind what she says; why are we to stop here and be butchered by the Frenchmen?
Amnesty International has documented how the Taleban and other insurgent groups have regularly hid behind civilians, knowingly putting them in danger, and have increasingly attacked busy civilian areas, including hospitals, schools, and mosques.
The US acknowledged in 2009 that at least some of what might be 100 civilian deaths in western Afghanistan had been caused by American bombs.
He said he had confidence in General Stanley McChrystal, saying the US and Nato commander in Afghanistan keenly understood the need to avoid civilian casualties and had made that a top priority.
The report said 70 percent of last year's civilian deaths, or 1,630, were caused by militants, while pro-government forces including NATO and U.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Several terrorists were killed in clashes with civilians in Eastern Damascus as the terrorists have been blocking civilians' exit from Eastern Ghouta via humanitarian corridors, the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria reported on Friday.
He stressed that all parties are obliged under international law to distinguish between lawful military targets and civilians and civilian objects.
The report issued on Sunday states that air strikes carried out by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) were 'allegedly responsible for 42 civilian casualties (36 killed, six injured).

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