Civil Liability

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Definition: Civil Liability



What is the dictionary definition of Civil Liability?

Dictionary Definition


n. potential responsibility for payment of damages or other court-enforcement in a lawsuit, as distinguished from criminal liability, which means open to punishment for a crime.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Civil Liability are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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