Definition of civil conviction in English:

civil conviction


  • (in military use) a current or former criminal conviction, under civil law, of an enlisted person.

    ‘If I'd been a little smarter, I could have asked questions about prior civil convictions.’
    • ‘If you decline to answer the civil conviction statement you will not be considered for a scholarship.’
    • ‘Waivers are not authorized for individuals with more than four civil convictions or other adverse dispositions for misdemeanor offenses.’
    • ‘You cannot have any court-martial or civil convictions, nonjudicial punishment or unsatisfactory marks in conduct for the three years immediately prior to the 1 January deadline and for the entire period from 1 January to appointment.’