Definitions of "civil"
  1. Pertaining to individuals or collective citizens
  2. Characterized by community decency or decorum
  3. Connected to a legal structure influenced by Roman law instead of English common law
  4. Associated with private legal rights and any court actions related to them
  5. Established or stipulated by the law
  6. Concerning the public at large, and generally involving social but not military or religious matters
How to use "civil" in a sentence
  1. The civil rights movement was a significant part of American history, advocating for the rights of all citizens.
  2. A civil demeanor was maintained during the heated debate to ensure a respectful discussion.
  3. The homeowner had to go through a civil suit to resolve a dispute over property boundaries.

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