civilly civilly  /ˈsɪ vɪ li/


  • (adv) in a civil manner


  • DA: Suspect should have been off street

    A registered sex offender with a “significant history of violence,” accused of slicing a 62-year-old woman’s throat Tuesday night after she let him in to her Brockton home for a drink of water, should have been off the streets, said a frustrated prosecutor whose past efforts to have the man civilly committed were thwarted. “We made motions to have him civilly committed as a sexually dangerous ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Boston Herald


  1. "I trust the process will work, but should this process not work, I reserve my options civilly and criminally," Barron said.
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Lowell Barron Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "It seems like religion owns the word marriage - you're letting religion have marriage and then civilly you get civil unions. But you got to be married and I got to be married, but Joe [Solmonese] doesn't get to be married," said Carlson....
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Margaret Carlson Source: Bay Windows

  3. "There may be folks who can excuse this," Larsen said. "I can never excuse this. In a country built on individual rights and freedoms, people also have a responsibility to act civilly."
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Rick Larsen Source:

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /