civil list definition

  • adjective:
    • See under Checklist.
    • See under List.
  • noun:
    • the civil officials of government, as judges, ambassadors, secretaries, etc. Ergo, the revenues or appropriations of community money when it comes to help for the civil officers. Recently, the civil number, in England, embraces only the costs of this reigning monarch's household.
    • a sum of money voted by British Parliament each year for the costs of Uk royal family
    • the municipal officials of federal government, as judges, ambassadors, secretaries, etc. For this reason, the profits or appropriations of public money when it comes to assistance for the civil officers. More recently, the civil listing, in England, embraces just the expenses of this reigning monarch's family.
    • a sum of money voted by British Parliament annually for the expenses for the British royal family

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