Civil and Foreign


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Civil adjective – Of or relating to a nation.
Usage example: the country was not destroyed by outside enemies but by a series of civil wars

Foreign is an antonym for civil in civic topic.
Nearby Words: civility, civilised, civilization, civilly, civilian
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Foreign adjective – Being, relating to, or characteristic of a country other than one's own.
Civil is an antonym for foreign.
Nearby Word: foreigner
Antonyms for Foreign
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people civil people foreign people
government civil government foreign government
invasion civil invasion foreign invasion

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  • The Jin dynasty underwent a civil war called the War of the Eight Princes in which Eight rival Jin princes hired foreign nomads as mercenaries in the civil war.
  • Balance of Power: While the protests and civil wars et al, are all due to local issues and economics, foreign involvement in these matters is only to possibly change the realities of this trope.
  • Let's Fight Like Gentlemen: Most Tuthinan military commanders firmly believe in that, thanks to millennia of low-intensity civil war and the lack of formidable foreign enemies that refined warfare in Tuthina into a glorified form of mass duelling.
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Foreign or Civil. 2016. Accessed February 28, 2021.

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