Definition of "civilis" []

  • The body of Roman or civil law consolidated by Justinian in the 6th century ad. It consists of four parts, the Institutes, Digest, Code, and Novels (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "civilis" in a sentence
  • "Civility, coming from the Greek "civilis" – "relating to public life befitting a citizen" – is the antithesis of bullying, violence and intimidation."
  • "Belli civilis Gal.l. 1. hoc ferali bello et caedibus omnia repleverunt, et regnum amplissimum a fundamentis pene everterunt, plebis tot myriades gladio, bello, fame miserabiliter perierunt."
  • "I find the words lex civilis and jus civile, that is to say, and law and right civil, promiscuously used for the same thing, even in the most learned authors; which nevertheless ought not to be so."
  • "Civil society civilis societas, quia societas est must acknowledge God as its Founder and Parent, and must obey and reverence His power and authority."
  • "However, in the form of scientia civilis it is also the key to the this-wordly perfection that can be attained in the just administration of the Venetian republic."