Definition of Civilian in English :

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Civilian meaning in English

Meaning of Civilian in English

Pronunciation of Civilian in English

Civilian pronunciation in English

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Civilian

see synonyms of civilian

Noun

1. civilian

a nonmilitary citizen

Adjective

2. civilian

associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military

Example Sentences:
'civilian clothing'
'civilian life'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Civilian

see synonyms of civilian
noun
a. 
a person whose primary occupation is civil or nonmilitary
b. 
(as modifier)
civilian life

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Civilian

see synonyms of civilian
noun
1. 
any person not an active member of the armed forces or of an official force having police power
2.  Archaic
a specialist in civil or Roman law
adjective
3. 
of or for civilians; nonmilitary

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Civilian

see synonyms of civilian
n.
1.
a. A person who is not an active member of the military, the police, or a belligerent group in a conflict.
b. A person who is not an employee of the government: programs available to both government employees and civilians.
2. A specialist in Roman or civil law.
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a civilian or civilians: civilian clothes; a civilian career.

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