civil authority definition

  • noun:
    • an individual who exercises expert over civil affairs
    • somebody who exercises authority over civilian matters

Related Sources

  • Definition for "civil authority"
    • an individual who exercises expert over civil affairs
    • View More
  • Hyponym for "civil authority"
  • Hypernym for "civil authority"
41 votes

How would you define civil authority?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!