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English noun: civil law

1. civil law (group) the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation

Broader (hypernym)jurisprudence, law

Narrower (hyponym)case law, common law, legislation, precedent, statute law

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

Domain category membersaccession, case law, common law, complaint, precedent

Antonymsinternational law, law of nations

2. civil law (communication) the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law

Synonymsjus civile, Justinian code, Roman law

Broader (hypernym)legal code

Domain category membersaddiction, novate, stipulate

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