Entry from US English dictionary
(In military use) a current or former criminal conviction, under civil law, of an enlisted person.
- If I'd been a little smarter, I could have asked questions about prior civil convictions.
- If you decline to answer the civil conviction statement you will not be considered for a scholarship.
- Waivers are not authorized for individuals with more than four civil convictions or other adverse dispositions for misdemeanor offenses.
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Syllabification: civ·il con·vic·tion
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