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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

The combat environment has the effect of flattening out civilian identities. If you're young or old, or a graduate from Harvard or the son of a farmer from Alabama, or if you're gay or straight or good-looking or ugly: none of those things matters much in combat, as long as you can conform to the group expectations.
Sebastian Junger

You've got to forget about this civilian. Whenever you drop bombs, you're going to hit civilians.
Barry Goldwater

All Marines, sailors and civilian Marines, regardless of sexual orientation, are Marines first. Every Marine is a valued member of our war-fighting team.
James F. Amos

Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks.
John Yoo
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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
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