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civil defence

n
(Military) the organizing of civilians to deal with enemy attacks
Translations
دِفاعُ مَدَني
civilní obrana
civilforsvar
polgári védelem
civilná obrana
sivil savunma

civil defence

nprotezione f civile

civil

(ˈsivl) adjective
1. polite, courteous.
2. of the state or community. civil rights.
3. ordinary; not military or religious. civil life.
4. concerned with law cases which are not criminal.
civilian (siˈviljən) noun
a person who has a civil job, not in the armed forces.
civility (siˈviləti) noun
politeness. Treat strangers with civility.
ˈcivilly adverb
politely.
ˌcivil deˈfence noun
(American civil defense) the organization responsible for protection of civilians from enemy bombing etc and for rescue operations after such attacks.
ˌcivil disoˈbedience noun
a refusal by a large number of people to pay taxes or obey certain laws in a nonviolent way in order to protest against the government, its policies etc.
civil engineerengineercivil liberties/rights
the rights of a citizen according to the law of the country.
civil servant
a member of the civil service.
civil service
the organization which runs the administration of a state.
civil war
(a) war between citizens of the same state. the American Civil War.
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HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa commended the role of the civil defence servicemen in protecting lives and properties and enhancing community security and safety, hailing their rescue efforts in the Southern Governorate last year.
The walk started from Civil Defence office and concluded at civil courts with a ceremony which was presided over by Deputy Commissioner Dr Umer Azam and attended by Administrator and Chief Warden Civil Defence Sardar Muhammad Zahid Mehmood, Assistant Commissioner Maj ( R ) Nasir Rafiq, Assistant Advocate General Sardar Mazhar Iqbal Advocate, Lady Chief Instructor Sobia Siddeeq, representatives of Civil Defence, school children and large number of citizens.
Civil Defence team demonstrated their skills by defusing live bomb and rescued the people in a public place.