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1    of the ordinary life of citizens as distinguished from military, legal, or ecclesiastical affairs  
2    of or relating to the citizen as an individual  
civil rights     
3    of or occurring within the state or between citizens  
civil strife     
4    polite or courteous  
a civil manner     
5       a less common word for       civic  
6    of or in accordance with Roman law  
7    relating to the private rights of citizens  
     (C14: from Old French, from Latin civilis, from civis citizen)  
  civilly      adv  
  civilness      n  

British Civil Airworthiness Requirements  
      pl n   (in Britain) documents specifying aerodynamic, engineering design, construction, and performance requirements, which must be met before an aircraft is given permission to fly  
civil day  
      n      another name for       calendar day  
    day       1  
civil death  
      n     (Law)   (formerly) the loss of all civil rights because of a serious conviction  
   See also       attainder  
civil defence  
      n   the organizing of civilians to deal with enemy attacks  
civil disobedience  
      n   a refusal to obey laws, pay taxes, etc.: a nonviolent means of protesting or of attempting to achieve political goals  
civil engineer  
      n   a person qualified to design, construct, and maintain public works, such as roads, bridges, harbours, etc.  
  civil engineering      n  
civil law  
1    the law of a state relating to private and civilian affairs  
2    the body of law in force in ancient Rome, esp. the law applicable to private citizens  
3    any system of law based on the Roman system as distinguished from the common law and canon law  
4    the law of a state as distinguished from international law  
civil liberty  
      n   the right of an individual to certain freedoms of speech and action  
civil list  
      n   (in Britain) the annuities voted by Parliament for the support of the royal household and the royal family  
civil marriage  
      n     (Law)   a marriage performed by some official other than a clergyman  
civil rights  
      pl n  
1    the personal rights of the individual citizen, in most countries upheld by law, as in the U.S.  
2    modifier   of, relating to, or promoting equality in social, economic, and political rights  
civil servant  
      n   a member of the civil service  
civil service  
1    the service responsible for the public administration of the government of a country. It excludes the legislative, judicial, and military branches. Members of the civil service have no official political allegiance and are not generally affected by changes of governments  
2    the members of the civil service collectively  
civil war  
      n   war between parties, factions, or inhabitants of different regions within the same nation  
Civil War  
1      (English history)   the conflict between Charles I and the Parliamentarians resulting from disputes over their respective prerogatives. Parliament gained decisive victories at Marston Moor in 1644 and Naseby in 1645, and Charles was executed in 1649  
2      (U.S. history)   the war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the North and the South, sparked off by Lincoln's election as president but with deep-rooted political and economic causes, exacerbated by the slavery issue. The advantages of the North in terms of population, finance, and communications brought about the South's eventual surrender at Appomattox  
civil year  
      n      another name for       calendar year  
    year       1  
Spanish Civil War  
      n   the civil war in Spain from 1936 to 1939 in which insurgent nationalists, led by General Franco, succeeded in overthrowing the republican government. During the war Spain became an ideological battleground for fascists and socialists from all countries  
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Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files based on interaction between pieces of data.
[Tech.] Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files
an activist fighting for civil rights
a state of connectivity to the cyberspace through a medium of internet or computer network
Integrated Emergency Medical System
Global sytem including EMS and all Emergency Care Resources from Medical Emergency Call to Emergency Medical Specialized Hospital Services
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
system used for the storage of digital assets.
distributed control system; a control system for a process or plant, wherein control elements are distributed throughout the system
chemical plants, petrochemical (oil) and refineries, boiler controls and power plant systems, nuclear power plants, environmental control systems etc.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
replacement of a rail transport service (tram, subway, train) with a bus
[Neologism] from "bus" and "substitution"
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
the electronic contents generated by an electronic device or system in form of an electronic form or as a printed output (excluding the computer system files) are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
le bout de l'an
Papillex™ is a patented phytoceutical complex formulated to support normal immune system response to HPV naturally.
one of the parts that make up a whole machine, system etc.
Cybersecurity is system of computer technology that protects and integrates global interconnected information technology infrastructure.
[Tech.];[Leg.] protecting global computing system
fraudulent changing of data before or during entry into the computer system.
[Tech.];[Leg.] examples include: forging or counterfeiting documents used for data entry and exchanging valid disks and tapes with modified replacements.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
series of functions performed by an electronic system independently of (not connected to) the cyberspace.
Potential of web system and mechanism for eternal life exists within the cyberspace.
a properly secured encrypted system where digital assets are saved
a field of study searching for ways to prevent global warming by deliberately changing Earth's natural system
Cyber intelligence is computer system that tracks, examines and defies the digital security risks.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber intelligence is computer system that tracks, examines and defies the digital security risks.
Cyber-surveillance is an electronic system for the surveillance of online activities, objects or processes that are operated from and on the Internet.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber-surveillance is an electronic system for the surveillance of online activities
Cyber investigation is electronic method conducted through electronic system to search and discover the online facts or information.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber investigation is electronic method conducted through electronic system to search the online facts
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