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civilly (adv.)

1550s, "with reference to citizenship or civil matters," also "in a well-bred manner;" from civil + -ly (2).

updated on November 17, 2012

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Definitions of civilly from WordNet

civilly (adv.)
in a civil manner;
he treats his former wife civilly
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