What is the difference between civilian and civilize?

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Civilian is a related term of civilize.


As a noun civilian

is a person following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of the military, the police, or a belligerent group.

As a adjective civilian

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

As a verb civilize is

(civilise).

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
  • civilize

    Alternative forms

    * civilise (chiefly British)

    Verb