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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)

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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."