CIVIL

Generally pertains to disputes, not involving crimes, including family matters, contracts, collection of debts, and compensation for personal injury or property loss.
Found on http://www.glossarycentral.com/legal/civil.html

civil

[adj] - of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state 2. [adj] - of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals 3. [adj] - applying to ordinary citizens 4. [adj] - (of divisions of time) legally recognized in ordinary affairs of life 5. [adj] - not rude 6. [adj] - of or in a condition ...
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=civil

Civil

Matters concerning private rights and not offences against the state
Found on http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/infoabout/glossary/legal.htm

Civil

Civ'il adjective [ Latin civilis , from civis citizen: confer French civil . See City .] 1. Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state. 2. Subject to government; reduced t...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/84

civil

adjective of or in a condition of social order; `civil peoples`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=civil

civil

adjective applying to ordinary citizens; `civil law`; `civil authorities`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=civil

civil

adjective of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals; `civil rights`; `civil liberty`; `civic duties`; `civic pride`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=civil

civil

adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; `even if he didn`t like them he should have been civil`- W.S. Maugham
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=civil

Civil

• (a.) Having the manners of one dwelling in a city, as opposed to those of savages or rustics; polite; courteous; complaisant; affable. • (a.) Subject to government; reduced to order; civilized; not barbarous; -- said of the community. • (a.) Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or t...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/civil/

Civil

This word has various significations. 1. It is used in contradistinction to barbarous or savage, to indicate a state of society reduced to order and regular government; thus we speak of civil life, civil society, civil government and civil liberty.
Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def/c234.htm

Civil

Derived from a Latin word "civilis" meaning Citizen. The term civil is used many context. 1. It is used to refer to the rights of an individual granted by the constitution of the country. They are the civil rights of an individual like voting rights, speech, freedom etc. 2. It refers to cases and trials in the court which are not of crimi...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213

civil

adj. 1) that part of the law that encompasses business, contracts, estates, domestic (family) relations, accidents, negligence and everything related to legal issues, statutes and lawsuits, that is not criminal law. In a few areas civil and criminal law may overlap or coincide. For example, a person may be liable under a civil lawsuit for negligent...
Found on http://dictionary.law.com/Default.xhtml?selected=195

civil

Records which relate to ordinary people, not church or army records for example.
Found on http://www.movinghere.org.uk/help/glossary.htm

Civil

Noncriminal. (See also: civil case)
Found on http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/civil-term.html
No exact match found