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  • adjective Attributive form of civil society, noun.

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Examples

  • Teresa Deng, Dot Baai's founder, calls civil-society organizations "the eyes of the community" because they bring attention to local challenges that might otherwise go unaddressed.

    Ruth Allen: Why Southern Sudan Should Be Watching Egypt

  • Teresa Deng, Dot Baai's founder, calls civil-society organizations "the eyes of the community" because they bring attention to local challenges that might otherwise go unaddressed.

    Ruth Allen: Why Southern Sudan Should Be Watching Egypt

  • Teresa Deng, Dot Baai's founder, calls civil-society organizations "the eyes of the community" because they bring attention to local challenges that might otherwise go unaddressed.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • This concern for convicted American murderers is touching, given that its normal recipients are civil-society groups in the likes of Sudan and Zimbabwe.

    Europe Hectors America

  • For the first time since the inquiry began last summer, the investigating judges detailed a body of evidence, including seized maps, videos and cash, they say implicates 43 civil-society workers, including at least 16 Americans, in acts of ill-defined political subterfuge.

    Egypt Judges Detail Evidence Against Americans, Others

  • "This has to be with the participation of the political parties, political powers and civil-society organizations."

    Egypt Aims to Alter Voting Rules

  • The day after we left, before street demonstrations began, emails to our friends in civil-society organizations suddenly couldn't be delivered -- the regime had preemptively cut off communications to anyone it saw as a potential leader outside of its control, however peaceful or seemingly irrelevant.

    Carl Pope: We Sometimes Forget Why Democracy Is Great!

  • In the emerging economy of this new Scientific-Technical Revolution, these strong civil-society values will be even more central to success.

    Anglosphere Challenge, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The day after we left, before street demonstrations began, emails to our friends in civil-society organizations suddenly couldn't be delivered -- the regime had preemptively cut off communications to anyone it saw as a potential leader outside of its control, however peaceful or seemingly irrelevant.

    Carl Pope: We Sometimes Forget Why Democracy Is Great!

  • Despite Singapore's outsize success and reputation for transparency and efficiency, Mr. Lee has drawn criticism from human-rights groups and civil-society organizations over the years for cultivating a top-down management style that critics say limits the freedom of the press and suppresses dissent.

    Singapore's 'Mentor' Seeks a Sturdy U.S.

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