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civil engineering

Definitions

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  • noun The technical design and construction of public works (buildings, roads, harbors, public greens ...) and/or technically equivalent private (usually corporate) ones

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  • noun the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges

Etymologies

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civil (from Latin civilis, from cives 'citizen' + -ilis '-il(ian)') + the present participle of to engineer

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