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