Rovera is deeply concerned by the continuing deterioration of the civilian situation in Syria.
That is among a civilian population of roughly 1.8 million, half of whom are children and teenagers.
A civilian commission overruled Beck and rebuked his conclusion.
late 14c., "judge or authority on civil law," from Old French civilien "of the civil law," created from Latin civilis "relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen; popular, affable, courteous" (see civil). Sense of "non-military person" is attested by 1819 (earlier in this sense was civilian, attested from c.1600 as "non-soldier"). The adjective is from 1640s.