In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1civil masculinecivilians were not affected — la población civil no se vio afectada
- It is apparent that there was no intent to harm civilians with the first electro-optical guided bomb.
- Most of the estimated 300 000 victims were civilians, according to the United Nations.
- Under the Geneva Conventions it is a war crime to target deliberately innocent civilians.
- Later they collected two dead and seven wounded civilians, among them women and children.
- The obligation to protect civilians accompanying the force falls mainly to the tactical commander.
- The purpose of military action must be to relieve or avert gross physical harm to non-combatant civilians.
- Since then several arguments have broken out between soldiers and civilians in local pubs.
- Now we too would go without uniforms, so as to mask our presence among the civilians.
- The awards are made to civilians and police officers who put their lives at risk to save others.
- He reported personally witnessing at least 20 cases where soldiers had beaten or robbed civilians at checkpoints.
- The war dragged on, costing the lives of many thousands of civilians and servicemen.
- Nine civilians who were in the vicinity of such operations were also killed.
- Forces on both sides frequently terrorized unarmed civilians suspected of sympathizing with the enemy.
- Eight more police and two civilians died when their vehicles ran over mines.
- Bombing civilians in retaliation is ineffective and counterproductive.
- As a result, more than six hundred civilians would be killed.
- People were brutally assaulted by police, and by civilians who acted in collusion to them.
- Locals claim the dead were civilians shot by snipers or caught in crossfire.
- Authorities said at least 150,000 civilians fleeing the fighting needed emergency food and shelter.
- Her work included accompanying unarmed civilians being threatened by an armed group, serving as a protective presence.
1(casualties) entre la población civilin civilian dress — (of doctor etc) vestido de particular / de paisano
- Many of the paramilitaries are wearing civilian clothes and hiding amongst the population.
- We have an ethical duty to avoid civilian casualties wherever possible.
- They were allowed to carry guns in their civilian clothes when they're off duty.
- The conflict claims roughly four civilian lives for every soldier or alleged guerrilla killed.
- Civilian contractors may work well enough in peacetime, critics say.
- And the 94 working as civilian staff comprise just 2.8 per cent of the workforce.
- Most soldiers mix the uniform with civilian clothes because items are out of stock.
- The plane was the first civilian airliner to be hit by insurgents.
- The arrest was a seizure by seven armed men dressed in civilian clothes who abducted him in an unlicensed car.
- Full details are not yet available and estimates vary as to the number of civilian casualties.
- Counterfeit papers and civilian clothes were produced for use by escapees.
- You don't attack civilian populations, destroy crops, poison wells and so on.
- The mother is in civilian clothes, but she might almost as well wear the habit.
- I got back to the hotel and my room had been let and my civilian clothes had been lost.
- Granting leave to wear civilian clothes would have pre-empted the hunger strikes.
- The hotels were hit with rocket fire, causing three civilian casualties.
- Besides torture and ill-treatment, civilian contractors are also accused of involvement in wrongful deaths.
- The team ensured that civilian airliners and local mustering aircraft were kept out of the way of the fast jets.
- The man next to him was dressed in civilian clothes and carried a brown briefcase.
- Such actions will yield large civilian casualties, displaced populations, and refugee flows.
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