civil affairs

plural noun

Definition of civil affairs

: affairs and operations of the civil population of a territory that are supervised and directed by a friendly occupying power

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“Civil affairs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civil%20affairs. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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