Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Civil"

The meaning of "Civil" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Civil rights ain't always civil mean?
A: It's a play on words using the multiple meanings of "civil" the first usage referencing the meaning of the concerns of the citizens (also implying that those concerns are being heard & responded to) while the second usage references the meaning of politeness or courtesy.
Q: What does civil mean?
A: It means either “of or related to the people of a state/country” (I.e. “civilians”)
It so means to be polite
Q: What does whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative,... mean?
A: Note: I am not a professional, I'm just guessing from what I already know. Contracts are very precise so it helps to have background knowledge before trying to explain ^^; I'll try though

Administrative -> from the base verb "administer" meaning "manage and be responsible of (a business, an organization, a country, etc.)" This often refers to the government. Sometimes this means any boss or a certain kind of boss, though. It depends on the context.

Investigative -> from the base verb "investigate" which means to examine/look at something very closely (usually to find the truth). For example, in crime/cop TV dramas, people conduct investigations after a crime happened. An investigation is trying to find how a crime happened, who did it, why, etc. and is involved in the law. Investigative probably means something that wants to find out the truth about a charge, case, crime, etc

It's hard to tell the exact meaning because I need context, but I'm guessing "it doesn't matter if its very powerful people/forces, like the government/your boss's boss or a crime investigation..." etc etc etc

Example sentences using "Civil"

Q: Please show me example sentences with civil.
A: @Ri-na "Civil" has two main meanings: 1 "of society" and 2 "polite".

Meaning 1

Civil aviation doesn't include military aircraft.
A civil court is for society's legal cases.
This "civil" is like civilian.

Meaning 2 (polite)

Although they hated each other they managed to remain civil.
It pays to be civil to everybody.
Some people don't know how to be civil to each other.
Q: Please show me example sentences with civil civilian civic .
A: The military tries not to hurt civilians.

Synonyms of "Civil" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between civil and polite ?
A: Being civil is like getting along with someone who you dislike, an act of civilness. Whereas being polite involves showcasing good manners and general courtesy i.e. you should always be polite.
Q: What is the difference between civil and civilian ?
A: 1.

relating to ordinary citizens and their concerns, as distinct from military or ecclesiastical matters.

"civil aviation"

synonyms:secular, nonreligious, lay; More

2.

courteous and polite.

"we tried to be civil to him"

Civilian is someone who is not in the military
Q: What is the difference between civil and civic ?
A: Civil is to do with citizens, different from the military or the church. Civic is to do with a town or city, specifically it's government.
Q: What is the difference between civil and polite ?
A: "Civil" can also mean "related to people of a country, town, etc" (specially country). For instance: A civil war.

Translations of "Civil"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Ingeniería civil
A: "Civil engineer"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? civil
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? civil
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? civil

Other questions about "Civil"

Q: The Civil Rights Movement is the fighting for African-Americans' basic civil rights nearly a century after the end of the Civil War. Discrimination and segregation against black people continued in many ways, for example, in school, in public transportation, and in restaurant. As the US Supreme Court legalizes "separate but equal" facilities for blacks and whites, the case of Brown versus Board of Education occurs in 1953, which is considered the first start of the Civil Rights Movement. Then in 1955, Rosa Parks’ resistance act that she would not give up her seat to a white man on the bus led to a bus boycott. As these kind of movements continued in a variety of forms and fervent protests expanded, laws to discriminate against black people finally have been enacted toward fair way. Does this sound natural?
A: × The Civil Rights Movement is the fighting for African-Americans' basic civil rights nearly a century after the end of the Civil War.
✓ The fight for African-Americans' basic civil rights was known as "The Civil Rights Movement", and began nearly a century after the end of the Civil War.

× Discrimination and segregation against black people continued in many ways, for example, in school, in public transportation, and in restaurant.
✓ Discrimination and segregation against black people continued in many ways, such as in schools, restaurants, and public transportation.

× As the US Supreme Court legalizes "separate but equal" facilities for blacks and whites, the case of Brown versus Board of Education occurs in 1953, which is considered the first start of the Civil Rights Movement.
✓ In 1953, the case of Brown v. Board of Education was brought forth to challenge the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for blacks and whites; a legal doctrine established by the US Supreme Court. This is considered the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.

× Then in 1955, Rosa Parks’ resistance act that she would not give up her seat to a white man on the bus led to a bus boycott.
✓ In 1955, Rosa Parks’ refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man. This act of resistance led to a bus boycott.

× As these kind of movements continued in a variety of forms and fervent protests expanded, laws to discriminate against black people finally have been enacted toward fair way.
✓ These kinds of movements continued in a variety of forms. As fervent protests expanded, laws made to discriminate against black people were finally abolished. Now, laws are enacted fairly towards all races.

Q: civil
A: someone who is normal citizen and isn't someone from military or police.
Q: We're civil to one another. Does this sound natural?
A: It is natural, but we don't use it a lot. "We are civil to eachother" or "We are civil towards one another" is better.

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