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Civil

Definition

[adj] of or in a condition of social order; "civil peoples"
[adj] not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham
[adj] (of divisions of time) legally recognized in ordinary affairs of life; "the civil calendar"; "a civil day begins at mean midnight"
[adj] applying to ordinary citizens; "civil law"; "civil authorities"
[adj] of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals; "civil rights"; "civil liberty"; "civic duties"; "civic pride"
[adj] of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state; "civil affairs"; "civil strife"; "civil disobediece"; "civil branches of government"

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Antonyms

rude, sidereal, uncivil