from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A civilian, or person versed in the civil law.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare A civilian.
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- noun obsolete One who
studiesor workswith the civil law.
- noun obsolete, theology One who
rejectsthe moral authorityof Christbut who nevertheless adheresto a moral codein line with “civil righteousness” and “good citizenship”.
- noun obsolete A
statesman, politician, or studentof the political sciences.
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Compare _Mittermaier_ in the Archiv. für civilist.
System der volkswirthschaft. English Wilhelm Roscher 1855
There are open to America at this present moment two courses: one which will lead her to militarism and the indefinite increase of armaments -- that is the course of isolation from the world's life, from the new efforts that will be made toward world organization; the other to anticipate events and take the initiative in the leadership of world organization, which would have the effect of rendering western civilization, including herself, less military, less dependent upon arms, and put the development of that civilization on a civilist rather than a militarist basis.
Today that the Minga announces its entrance to the capital of the country, the spokesmen of the social organizations, which they realise managements of approach with the institutions, alert in front of the obstacles that rectoría of the National University presents / displays not to lodge to the travellers of the Word in the estates of the same, expressing that this attitude is intransigente and it does not respond to the objectives of the public university, which must be directed to promote the debate and the formulation of intelligent and civilist exits for all the country.