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Definitions of civil:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the community: having the refinement of city bred people: polite: commercial, not military: lay, not ecclesiastical.

part of speech: adjective

Relating to the ordinary affairs and government of the people of any country, as civil rights and privileges, & c.; political as opposed to criminal; intestine as opposed to foreign; lay as distinguished from ecclesiastical; ordinary life as distinguished from military; courteous; gentle and obliging; affable; kind; polite.

part of speech: adverb

Civilly.

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Pertaining to, or consisting of, a syilable or syllables; as, syllabic shorthand. ...

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