civilian

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ci·vil·ian

noun \sə-ˈvil-yən also -ˈvi-yən\

: a person who is not a member of the military or of a police or firefighting force

Full Definition of CIVILIAN

1
:  a specialist in Roman or modern civil law
2
a :  one not on active duty in the armed services or not on a police or firefighting force
b :  outsider 1
civilian adjective

Examples of CIVILIAN

  1. The bomb injured 12 civilians.

First Known Use of CIVILIAN

14th century

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