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  • 1 Civil — Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to government;… …

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  • 2 CIVIL — ILE. adj. Qui regarde et qui concerne les citoyens. La vie civile. La société civile. La guerre civile. Troubles civils. Lois civiles.   État civil, La condition d une personne, en tant qu elle est enfant naturel ou adoptif, de tel père ou de… …

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  • 3 Civil — For Wikipedia s civility policy page, see Wikipedia:Civility. Civil may refer to: Civic virtue, or civility Civil action, or lawsuit Civil affairs Civil and political rights Civil disobedience Civil engineering Civilian, someone not a member of… …

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  • 4 civil — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin civilis, from civis Date: 14th century 1. a. of or relating to citizens b. of or relating to the state or its citizenry < civil strife > 2. a …

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  • 5 Civil Rights Act of 1964 — Full title An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to …

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  • 6 Civil engineer — Occupation Names Civil engineer Activity sectors design and management of structures, transportation systems, and infrastructure Description Competencies technical knowledge, management skills, mathematical analysis …

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  • 7 Civil Guard (Spain) — Civil Guard Guardia Civil Abbreviation GC Emblem of the Civil Guard …

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  • 8 Civil Affairs — (CA) is a term used by both the United Nations and by military institutions (such as the US military), but for different purposes in each case. United Nations Civil AffairsThe UN uses the term Civil Affairs differently to other, mainly military,… …

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  • 9 Civil and political rights — Civil rights redirects here. For other uses, see Civil rights (disambiguation). Rights Theoretical distinctions Natural and legal rights …

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  • 10 Civil Partnership Act 2004 — United Kingdom Parliament Long title An act to make provision for and in connection with civil partnership. Statute book chapter 1919 c. 76 …

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  • 11 Civil war in Iraq — Civil war/sectarian violence in Iraq Part of Iraq War and Iraqi insurgency Date February 2006 May 2008 …

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  • 12 Civil procedure — is the body of law that sets out the rules and standards that courts follow when adjudicating civil lawsuits (as opposed to procedures in criminal law matters). These rules govern how a lawsuit or case may be commenced, what kind of service of… …

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  • 13 Civil unions in New Zealand — were passed into law on 9 December 2004 when Parliament passed the Civil Union Act [ [http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2004/0102/latest/DLM323385.html Civil Union Act 2004] ] to establish the institution of civil union for same sex and… …

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  • 14 Civil Contingencies Act 2004 — Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make provision about civil contingencies. Statute book chapter 2004 c. 36 …

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  • 15 Civil registry — Civil registration is the system by which a government records the vital events of its citizens and residents. The resulting repository or database is called civil register or registry, or population registry. The primary purpose of civil… …

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  • 16 Civil action — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 17 Civil architecture — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 18 Civil death — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 19 Civil engineering — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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  • 20 Civil law — Civil Civ il, a. [L. civilis, fr. civis citizen: cf. F. civil. See {City}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Subject to… …

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