1. civilian

adjective. ['səˈvɪljən'] associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military.


  • civil


  • incivility
  • uncivil


  • civilien (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Civilian

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  • million
  • lilian
  • killion
  • killian
  • jillion
  • jillian
  • hillian
  • fillion
  • filion
  • dillion

How do you pronounce civilian?

Pronounce civilian as səˈvɪljən.

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Sentences with civilian

1. Adjective
A civilian government is more amenable to freedom of speech and a free press than a military government.

Quotes about civilian

1. 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

2. To my way of thinking, there is every bit as much evidence for theexistence of UFOs as there is for the existence of God. Probably farmore. At least in the case of UFOs there have been countless tapedand filmed and, by the way, unexplained sightings from all over theworld, along with documented radar evidence seen by experiencedmilitary and civilian radar operators.>>
- George Carlin, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

2. civilian

noun. ['səˈvɪljən'] a nonmilitary citizen.


  • noncitizen


  • civilien (Old French (842-ca. 1400))