What does CIVILIAN mean?

Definitions for CIVILIAN
sɪˈvɪl yənCIVILIAN

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. civilian(adj)

    a nonmilitary citizen

  2. civilian(adj)

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

    "civilian clothing"; "civilian life"

Wiktionary

  1. civilian(Noun)

    A person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the military, the police, or a belligerent group.

    Three civilians were apprehended by the soldiers and taken away in a military vehicle.

  2. civilian(Noun)

    A person who does not belong to a particular group or engage in a particular activity.

  3. civilian(Adjective)

    That which is not related to the military, police or other uniformed profession

    The three detainees were actually army defectors wearing civilian clothing.

  4. Origin: From civilien.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Civilian(noun)

    one skilled in the civil law

  2. Civilian(noun)

    a student of the civil law at a university or college

  3. Civilian(noun)

    one whose pursuits are those of civil life, not military or clerical

  4. Origin: [From Civil]

Freebase

  1. Civilian

    A civilian under international humanitarian law is a person who is not a member of his or her country's armed forces or other militia. Civilians are distinct from combatants. They are afforded a degree of legal protection from the effects of war and military occupation. In US parlance, a civilian is also considered one not on active duty in the armed services or not on a police or firefighting force.

Editors Contribution

  1. Civilian

    " Self disciplined citizen, who is responsible and leads a civilized life."

    Submitted by Baloch on April 4, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CIVILIAN' in Adjectives Frequency: #924

How to pronounce CIVILIAN?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say CIVILIAN in sign language?

  1. civilian

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CIVILIAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CIVILIAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of CIVILIAN in a Sentence

  1. Elad Aharonson:

    This is a major step towards unmanned civilian planes.

  2. Sediq Sediqqi:

    As always the Taliban have taken positions in civilian areas.

  3. Sergey Lavrov:

    We need to fulfill the main goal: protect the civilian population.

  4. Viktor Bondarev:

    The Military Space Forces have never hit civilian targets in Syria.

  5. Ashraf Ghani:

    Precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties with this air strike.

Images & Illustrations of CIVILIAN

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