Legal Dictionary - Thesaurus
(a.) Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state.
affable, affair, affect, barb, barbarous, citizen, civic, community, complaisant, courteous, criminal, duties, dwell, dwelling, eccle, ecclesia, ecclesiast, ecclesiastic, ecclesiastical, educed, fable, militar, military, munity, obedient, official, performing, polite, reduced, remedies, rustic, savage, sough, sought, unity, welling
annonae civiles, arrest in civil cases, board of civil authority, corpus juris civilis, decivilize, incivil, incivilities, incivility, incivilization, incivilly, jus civile, law, uncivil, uncivility, uncivilization, uncivilized, uncivilty
This word has various significations. 1. It is used in contradistinction to barbarous or savage, to indicate a state of society reduced to order and regular government; thus we speak of civil life, civil society, civil government, and civil liberty
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