Examples of civilian in a Sentence
The bomb injured 12 civilians.
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Afzal also cited a poll of Pakistanis which found that 89 percent of respondents believe attacks against civilians in the name of Islam are never justified.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the U.S. government remains the largest single country donor, having provided nearly $277 million in response to increased insecurity and violence against civilians since October 2016.
While Nicholson said that the number of car bombs in Kabul had decreased, the local ISIS affiliate had increased the number of suicide bomber attacks against civilians.
Kopser started a ride-optimization company after leaving the military and has worked with Texas officials to promote green technologies in both the civilian and military sectors.
But a presidency occupied by a government that has used chemical weapons against civilians is nonetheless a blow to the group’s public image.
The report marked the most definitive account of atrocities against civilians allegedly committed by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army in violence that engulfed the western state of Rakhine.
For years during the long U.S. occupation of Iraq, Muqtada Sadr was an intractable foe, blamed by the Pentagon for hundreds of deaths of American service members, as well as atrocities against Iraqi civilians.
Matallana hopes that one of the things her research can do is to show the public how trauma affects ex-combatants and civilians alike.
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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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