Noun(1) a nonmilitary citizen
Adjective(1) associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military
(1) Such actions will yield large civilian casualties, displaced populations, and refugee flows.(2) Many of the paramilitaries are wearing civilian clothes and hiding amongst the population.(3) The team ensured that civilian airliners and local mustering aircraft were kept out of the way of the fast jets.(4) The conflict claims roughly four civilian lives for every soldier or alleged guerrilla killed.(5) You don't attack civilian populations, destroy crops, poison wells and so on.(6) ├ö├ç├┐She's a civilian ├ö├ç├û, Gillette said, using the hacker term for a casual computer user.(7) The plane was the first civilian airliner to be hit by insurgents.(8) Full details are not yet available and estimates vary as to the number of civilian casualties.(9) They were allowed to carry guns in their civilian clothes when they're off duty.(10) Besides torture and ill-treatment, civilian contractors are also accused of involvement in wrongful deaths.(11) And the 94 working as civilian staff comprise just 2.8 per cent of the workforce.(12) Granting leave to wear civilian clothes would have pre-empted the hunger strikes.(13) Was he a civilian or a celebrity?(14) Most soldiers mix the uniform with civilian clothes because items are out of stock.(15) The arrest was a seizure by seven armed men dressed in civilian clothes who abducted him in an unlicensed car.(16) I got back to the hotel and my room had been let and my civilian clothes had been lost.
(1) civilian casualties :: burgerlike ongevalle
1. noncombatant ::
2. nonmilitary person ::
3. ordinary citizen ::
4. private citizen ::
5. civvy ::
Different Formscivilian, civilians
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