politely; courteously.
in accordance with civil law.

1400–50; late Middle English. See civil, -ly Unabridged
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civil (ˈsɪvəl)
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
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 cīvīlis, from cīvis citizen]

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Word Origin & History

1550s, "with reference to citizenship or civil matters," also "in a well-bred manner;" from civil (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Even if they have strong policy differences, that they treat each other civilly
  and as fellow citizens.
They will educate, warn, and eventually civilly cite a responsible party.
These people will lose their jobs and need some level of service to avoid
  becoming civilly committed.
The mission of the center is to provide therapy to those individuals who have
  been civilly committed.
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