Examples of civilian in a Sentence
The bomb injured 12 civilians.
Recent Examples of civilian from the Web
India says 25 civilians and 18 soldiers have been killed this year in over 800 cease-fire violations initiated by Pakistan.
Yet, an upcoming video game that allows players to shoot and kill civilians to rack up points may give the argument some weight.
Acid noted that other violent games have existed on Steam's platform, including a 2015 game that involved killing civilians at random, though not in a school setting.
An Army inquiry ultimately determined that 347 civilians were killed that day — shot, bayoneted, or blasted with grenades.
As the protest continued, the event later called the Haymarket affair became fatal when a bomb was thrown into a crowd of people on May 4, killing at least four civilians and several police officers, Al Jazeera said.
At least 70 civilians, including children, were killed in the attack and hundreds injured.
Just before Trump took office, the U.S. military said at least 188 civilians had been unintentionally killed by coalition strikes since the beginning of its operation against ISIS in Iraq and Syria in 2014.
According to hospital officials and police, two civilians were killed and dozens others injured in the ongoing clashes.
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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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