Definition of civilly in English:

civilly

adverb

  • See civil

    • ‘One of the gentry he used to ferry about, a decent cove who always treated him civilly, writes letters and the sentence is commuted to transportation.’
    • ‘You are responsible civilly for that accident.’
    • ‘And that doesn't go away because he settled civilly.’
    • ‘Though we have profound differences, he is saying, we have to reason about them civilly instead of dismissing, insulting, and demonizing one another.’
    • ‘It does not mean that a determination criminally, civilly, or canonically has been made regarding the truth or non-truth of the allegation.’

Pronunciation

civilly

/ˈsɪvəli/