civil marriage: cuộc kết hôn không theo lễ nghi tôn giáo
(pháp lý) hộ (thuộc) dân sự (trái với hình)
civil law: luật hộ, luật dân sự
lễ phép, lễ độ, lịch sự
civil day: ngày thường (trái với ngày thiên văn)
tổ chức phòng không nhân dân
(Ân) phong trào chống thuế, chống luật pháp
tiền nghị viện cấp cho nhà vua Anh
to keep a civil tongue in one's head
giữ lễ phép, giữ lễ độ
civiler|civilest'sɪvl adj. +applying to ordinary citizens +not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others +of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state +of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals +(of divisions of time) legally recognized in ordinary affairs of life +of or in a condition of social order
They are civil enough, but I always have the feeling they really despise tourists.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1[only before noun] connected with the people who live in a country: civil unrest (= that is caused by groups of people within a country) See also-CIVIL WAR 2[only before noun] connected with the state rather than with religion or with the armed forces: a civil marriage ceremony 3[only before noun] involving personal legal matters and not criminal law: a civil court Compare: CRIMINAL See also-CIVIL LAW 4 polite in a formal way but possibly not friendly: The less time I have to spend being civil to him the better! Antonym: UNCIVIL civilly adverb: She greeted him civilly but with no sign of affection.
Collocation Dictionary adj
be | become
extremely, remarkably, very | perfectly, quite
The teachers were all quite civil to me.
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