Civilian vs Citizens - What's the difference?

civilian | citizens |


As nouns the difference between civilian and citizens

is that civilian is a person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the armed forces while citizens is .

As an adjective civilian

is that which is not related to the military, police or other uniformed profession.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

civilian

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the armed forces.
  • (label) A person who does not belong to a particular group or engage in a particular activity.
  • One skilled in civil law.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • A student of civil law at a university or college.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • That which is not related to the military, police or other uniformed profession
  • citizens

    English

    Noun

    (head)