Civilian vs Civilianize - What's the difference?

civilian | civilianize |


As a noun civilian

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

As an adjective civilian

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

As a verb civilianize is

to convert something from military to civilian operation or control.

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
  • civilianize

    English

    Verb

    (civilianiz)
  • To convert something from military to civilian operation or control
  • To change the status of a member of the armed forces to that of a civilian