Meaning of CIVIL in English
1》 relating to ordinary citizens, as distinct from military or ecclesiastical matters.
2》 Law non-criminal: a ~ court.
3》 courteous and polite.
4》 (of time measurement) fixed by custom or law, not natural or astronomical.
ME: via OFr. from L. ~is , from civis 'citizen'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004