Associations to the word «Civilian»


CIVILIAN, noun. A person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the armed forces.
CIVILIAN, noun. (informal) A person who does not belong to a particular group or engage in a particular activity.
CIVILIAN, noun. One skilled in civil law.
CIVILIAN, noun. A student of civil law at a university or college.
CIVILIAN, adjective. That which is not related to the military, police or other professions.

Dictionary definition

CIVILIAN, noun. A nonmilitary citizen.
CIVILIAN, adjective. Associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military; "civilian clothing"; "civilian life".

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