civil

adj.
civil.
casarse por lo civil to get married in a registry office o (British) civil ceremony (United States)
f. & m.
civilian.
* * *
civil
adjetivo
1 civil
derecho civil civil law
2 (no militar) civilian
3 (no eclesiástico) lay, secular
nombre masculino
1 (de la Guardia Civil) civil guard, member of the Guardia Civil
* * *
adj.
1) civil
2) civilian
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1. ADJ
1) (=no militar) [autoridad, aviación] civil; [vida, víctima, población] civilian

guerra civil — civil war

va vestido de civil — he's wearing civilian clothes, he's in civilian clothes

la sociedad civil — civil society

2) (=no religioso) civil

matrimonio civil — civil wedding, registry office wedding

contrajo matrimonio civil — he got married in a registry office (wedding)

casarse por lo civil — to have a civil wedding, have a registry office wedding, be married in a civil ceremony

3) (Jur) [responsabilidad, desobediencia] civil
código 1), derecho 3., 1), gobernador 2., guardia 1., protección, registro 5)
2. SMF
1) (=persona no militar) civilian
2) (=guardia) civil guard
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I
adjetivo
a) <derechos/responsabilidades> civil
b) (no religioso) civil

se casaron por lo civil or (Per, RPl, Ven) sólo por civil or (Chi, Méx) por el civil — they were married in a civil ceremony (AmE), they had a registry office wedding (BrE)

c) (no militar) civilian (before n)

iba (vestido) de civil — he was in civilian clothes

II
masculino y femenino
1)
a) (persona no militar) civilian
b) (Esp) (guardia civil) Civil Guard
2) civil masculino (RPl) (matrimonio civil) civil marriage ceremony
* * *
= nonmilitary, civilian, civic.
Ex. From Truman's approval for nuclear weapons testing in Nevada on 18 Dec 1950 the AEC adopted a four-pronged approach: inundating the public with positive information on nuclear power; emphasising defence needs; highlighting the nonmilitary benefits of testing; and reassuring the citizenry that testing was not hazardous to health.
Ex. Israel is nation very interested in both the military and civilian applications of nuclear energy.
Ex. Like many other civic facilities in the town, the public library is used by only a minority of the population.
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* abogado civil = people's lawyer.
* anterior a la Guerra Civil = pre-Civil War.
* año civil = calendar year.
* autoridad civil = city authority.
* boda civil = civil wedding.
* código civil = civil code.
* de civil = in plain clothes.
* derechos civiles = civil rights, civil liberties.
* edificio civil = civic building.
* estatuto civil = civil statute.
* guerra civil = civil war.
* ingeniero civil = civil engineer.
* litigio civil = civil litigation.
* matrimonio civil = civil marriage.
* mes civil = calendar month.
* movimiento por los derechos civiles = civil rights movement.
* persona civil = civilian.
* personal civil = civilian staff.
* pleito civil = civil litigation.
* población civil = civilian.
* población civil, la = civilian population, the.
* procedimiento civil = civil proceedings.
* unión civil = civil union.
* vestido de civil = in plain clothes.
* vestir de civil = wear + plain clothes, dress in + plain clothes.
* vida civil = civic life.
* * *
I
adjetivo
a) <derechos/responsabilidades> civil
b) (no religioso) civil

se casaron por lo civil or (Per, RPl, Ven) sólo por civil or (Chi, Méx) por el civil — they were married in a civil ceremony (AmE), they had a registry office wedding (BrE)

c) (no militar) civilian (before n)

iba (vestido) de civil — he was in civilian clothes

II
masculino y femenino
1)
a) (persona no militar) civilian
b) (Esp) (guardia civil) Civil Guard
2) civil masculino (RPl) (matrimonio civil) civil marriage ceremony
* * *
= nonmilitary, civilian, civic.

Ex: From Truman's approval for nuclear weapons testing in Nevada on 18 Dec 1950 the AEC adopted a four-pronged approach: inundating the public with positive information on nuclear power; emphasising defence needs; highlighting the nonmilitary benefits of testing; and reassuring the citizenry that testing was not hazardous to health.

Ex: Israel is nation very interested in both the military and civilian applications of nuclear energy.
Ex: Like many other civic facilities in the town, the public library is used by only a minority of the population.
* abogado civil = people's lawyer.
* anterior a la Guerra Civil = pre-Civil War.
* año civil = calendar year.
* autoridad civil = city authority.
* boda civil = civil wedding.
* código civil = civil code.
* de civil = in plain clothes.
* derechos civiles = civil rights, civil liberties.
* edificio civil = civic building.
* estatuto civil = civil statute.
* guerra civil = civil war.
* ingeniero civil = civil engineer.
* litigio civil = civil litigation.
* matrimonio civil = civil marriage.
* mes civil = calendar month.
* movimiento por los derechos civiles = civil rights movement.
* persona civil = civilian.
* personal civil = civilian staff.
* pleito civil = civil litigation.
* población civil = civilian.
* población civil, la = civilian population, the.
* procedimiento civil = civil proceedings.
* unión civil = civil union.
* vestido de civil = in plain clothes.
* vestir de civil = wear + plain clothes, dress in + plain clothes.
* vida civil = civic life.

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civil1
adjective
1 ‹derechos/responsabilidades› civil estado, guerra, registro
2 (no religioso) civil
una boda civil a civil marriage
se casaron por lo civil or (Per, RPl, Ven) por civil or (Chi, Méx) por el civil they were married in a civil ceremony (AmE), they had a registry office wedding (BrE)
3 (no militar) civilian (before n)
la población civil the civilian population
iba (vestido) de civil he was in civilian clothes o dress
civil2
masculine and feminine
A
1 (persona no militar) civilian
2 (Esp) (guardia civil) Civil Guard
B
civil masculine (RPl) (matrimonio civil) civil marriage ceremony
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civil adjetivo
a)derechos/responsabilidadescivil

b) (no religioso) civil;

casarse por lo civil or (Per, RPl, Ven) sólo por civil or (Chi, Méx) por el civil to be married in a civil ceremony (AmE), to have a registry office wedding (BrE)
c) (no militar) civilian (before n);

iba (vestido) de civil he was in civilian clothes

■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
a) (persona no militar) civilian

b) (Esp) (guardia civil) Civil Guard

civil
I adjetivo
1 civil: se casaron por lo civil, they got married in the registry office
2 Mil civilian
II mf civilian: el policía iba de civil, the policeman was in plain clothes
'civil' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
administración
- aviación
- aviador
- aviadora
- benemérita
- casarse
- código
- estado
- funcionaria
- funcionario
- guerra
- ingeniera
- ingeniero
- machetazo
- paisana
- paisano
- protección
- reflejar
- sociedad
- umbral
- venir
- amotinar
- burócrata
- empleado
- estar
- guardia
- ingeniería
- juicio
- matrimonio
- notaría
- paisanaje
- prefecto
- registro
- reo
- rojo
- ser
English:
CAA
- civil
- civil engineer
- civil liberties
- civil rights
- civil servant
- civil service
- civil war
- civilian
- clear-cut
- disobedience
- injure
- marital status
- registrar
- registry office
- status
- civic
- county
- defendant
- load
- marital
- Ms
- plain
- wedding
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civil
adj
1. [derecho, sociedad, arquitectura] civil
2. [no militar] civilian;
ir vestido de civil to be in civilian clothes
3. [no religioso] civil;
una boda civil a civil marriage;
casarse por lo civil to get married in a Br registry office o US civil ceremony
nmf
1. [no militar, no religioso] civilian
2. Esp Fam [Guardia Civil] = member of the “Guardia Civil”
nm
RP [boda] civil marriage ceremony;
¿fueron al civil? – no, sólo nos invitaron a la iglesia did you go to the registry office ceremony? – no, we were only invited to the church ceremony
* * *
civil
I adj civil;
casarse por lo civil have a civil wedding
II m/f civilian
III m civil guard
* * *
civil adj
1) : civil
2) : civilian
civil nmf
: civilian
* * *
civil1 adj
1. (en general) civil
derechos civiles civil rights
2. (no militar) civilian
población civil civilian population
civil2 n civilian

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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