Definition of civil conviction in English:

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civil conviction

Entry from US English dictionary


(In military use) a current or former criminal conviction, under civil law, of an enlisted person.
Example sentences
  • 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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