Complete Definition of "civil"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËsɪvÉl/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-civil.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪvÉl|-ɪvÉl

Etymology
From Latin civilis meaning that it refers to "civilized city dwelling" as opposed to the rural ways of the countryside.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having to do with people and government office as opposed to the military or religion.

#:She went into civil service because she wanted to help the people.

  1. Behaving in a reasonable or polite manner.

#:It was very civil of him to stop the argument.

Translations
Dutch: civiel (1)
French: civil (1,2)
Hebrew: צ××××¨× (tzibury) m, צ×××ר×ת (tziburyt) f (1)
Ido: civila
Interlingua: civil
Italian: civile
Spanish: civil
Swedish: civil#Swedish|civil (1)
Portuguese: civil (1,2), civilizado (2)
Russian: гÑажданÑкий


Swedish

Adjective
civil

  1. civil#English|civil
  2. artig
  3. hövlig

Conjugation
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! colspan2 width200 | Definite form
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| width=100 | Neuter
| width=100 | Sexus maskuline
| width=100 | Other sexus
|- align=center
| civil
| civilt
| civile
| civila
| civila
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Category:Swedish adjectives

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