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civil defense

noun
1.
plans or activities organized by civilians and civilian authorities for the protection of civilian population and property in times of such disasters or emergencies as war or floods.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • It is not mandatory for a county office to supply personnel for civil defense.

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