Examples of civilian in a Sentence
The bomb injured 12 civilians.
Recent Examples of civilian from the Web
But does the evidence really hold up that the world faces a fallback in human rights and a rise in political violence against innocent civilians?
The measure is being deliberated as the Trump administration launched a response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s latest apparent use of chemical weapons against civilians.
In Yemen, the U.S. has provided considerable support to help our allies,the Saudis, conduct a brutal and seemingly limitless bombing campaign that has killed thousands of civilians — an effort that gets little or no attention here.
On what ground can the Administration punish Assad for defying an international weapons ban and killing civilians?
President Donald Trump ordered strikes, in coordination with France and Britain, to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians, officials said.
But the points the episode makes about police brutality are undermined by the heavy-handed resolution that sees good cop Lyta arrested for treason after stopping her subordinate from killing more unarmed civilians.
In 1974, Palestinian gunmen killed 16 civilians, mostly women and children, in the northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shemona.
That means bounding around the city, killing largely meaningless lesser monsters by mashing the square button or standing next to large crystals long enough to teleport handfuls of civilians to safety.
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First Known Use of civilian
CIVILIAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of civilian for English Language Learners
: a person who is not a member of the military or of a police or firefighting force
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