civilist

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EnglishEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of civilist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative civilist civilisten civilister civilisterna
Genitive civilists civilistens civilisters civilisternas

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