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civilist

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin civilista, from Latin cīvīlis (civil (law)), on the pattern of Medieval Latin canonista (canonist), from Latin canōn (rule).[1]

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NounEdit

civilist (plural civilists)

  1. (obsolete) One who studies or works with the civil law.
  2. (obsolete, theology) One who rejects the moral authority of Christ but who nevertheless adheres to a moral code in line with “civil righteousness” and “good citizenship”.
  3. (obsolete) A statesman, politician, or student of the political sciences.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ †civilist” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

civilist c

  1. civilian

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