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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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In the Secure Psychiatric Unit, they live side by side with criminally convicted felons and those who have been civilly committed because they were deemed not guilty by reason of insanity and not competent to stand trial; all are under the control of the state Department of Corrections.
The company said the grand opening marks the start of Republic Bank's donation program benefitting Live Civilly, an organization founded by local Moorestown children who wanted to help fight hunger and homelessness in their community.
The store's opening also marks the launch of Republic Bank's donation programme benefitting Live Civilly, an organisation founded by local Moorestown children who wanted to help fight hunger and homelessness in their community.
Junction City is preparing to open a new 25-bed living unit to absorb civilly committed patients from the state hospital's Salem facility who have been displaced by the influx of patients sent there by a criminal court order.
It's a great opportunity to engage with active-minded people who are new to Rand's ideas (and to civilly counter the smears, nonsense, and straw men that abound in such threads).
The body is composed of members who took strongly divergent positions at the synod particularly on giving communion to divorced and civilly remarried.
POPE Francis has celebrated a final mass to close out a historic meeting of bishops that, by a single vote, approved an important new direction in welcoming divorced and civilly remarried Catholics into the church.
Or, by airing certain controversial matters, to demonstrate how a community can still talk civilly about them.
The son of a college president; the great-grandson of a slave; graduate of a Quaker prep school in Pennsylvania; Atlanta student leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the civilly disobedient shock troops of the civil rights movement, starting in its first year, 1960; college drop-out (he went back to Morehouse College years later and completed his degree); Georgia state representative and senator; chair of the NAACP and leader of its heroic efforts in behalf of black voters at a time when, as readers well know, it has been, and continues to be, rolled back by the political descendants of the white supremacists who disenfranchised them in the first place.
This phrase has normally been applied to: 1) Couples who are living together but are not married, 2) Catholics who are civilly married, but not married in the Catholic Church, and 3) Catholics who, after being married in the church, have divorced and remarried civilly (although anyone, not just a Catholic, who is divorced and remarried would fall into this same category).
Summary: Three men have been charged criminally and civilly for allegedly defrauding investors in a scheme where they sent out e-mails encouraging recipients to buy “penny” .