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Definition of civil law noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

civil law

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsɪvl ˈlɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪvl ˈlɔː//
 
[uncountable]
 
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law that deals with the rights of private citizens rather than with crime
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: civil law