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Definition of Civilian

Civilian

  1. One skilled in the civil law.
  2. A student of the civil law at a university or college.
  3. One whose pursuits are those of civil life, not military or clerical.

Civilian Quotations

We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.
Barack Obama

Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.
Steve Buyer

In high school, I had to hide my comic book side, my nerd side from the civilian world so they wouldn't categorize me. They would try to marginalize me for what I like. I tried to give it up, believe me. I tried to kick the habit. But there's too much I liked about it to give it up completely.
Mark Hamill

For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
Steve Buyer

No one in the United States has become seriously ill or has died because of any kind of accident at a civilian nuclear power plant.
Joe Barton
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Civilian Translations

civilian in Dutch is civiel, burgerlijk
civilian in French is civil
civilian in German is Zivilist
civilian in Portuguese is civil
civilian in Spanish is paisano, civil
civilian in Swedish is civil