civil commotion

civil commotion
civil commotion noun
A term used in insurance policies denoting a state of civil unrest between riot and civil war
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Main Entry:civil

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  • civil commotion — civil com‧mo‧tion [ˌsɪvl kəˈməʊʆən ǁ ˈmoʊ ] noun [uncountable] INSURANCE large scale violence by members of the public, causing damage to people or property. This is not covered by normal insurance policies: • No cover is provided for loss or… …   Financial and business terms

  • civil commotion — noun English Law a riot …   English new terms dictionary

  • civil commotion — An uprising of citizens; an insurrection; interference with the powers of government by violent action. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1368 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • riot and civil commotion — A risk not usually covered in householders insurance policies or commercial policies, unless a special clause has been added to cover loss or damage due to riot or civil commotion …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • commotion — /kamowshan/ A condition of turmoil, civil unrest or insurrection. @ civil commotion A civil commotion is an uprising among a mass of people which occasions a serious and prolonged disturbance and infraction of civil order not attaining the status …   Black's law dictionary

  • commotion — /kamowshan/ A condition of turmoil, civil unrest or insurrection. @ civil commotion A civil commotion is an uprising among a mass of people which occasions a serious and prolonged disturbance and infraction of civil order not attaining the status …   Black's law dictionary

  • civil — adj. 1 of or belonging to citizens. 2 of ordinary citizens and their concerns, as distinct from military or naval or ecclesiastical matters. 3 polite, obliging, not rude. 4 Law relating to civil law (see below), not criminal or political matters… …   Useful english dictionary

  • civil — Of or relating to the state or its citizenry. Relating to private rights and remedies sought by civil actions as contrasted with criminal proceedings. The word is derived from the Latin civilis, a citizen. Originally, pertaining or appropriate to …   Black's law dictionary

  • civil — Of or relating to the state or its citizenry. Relating to private rights and remedies sought by civil actions as contrasted with criminal proceedings. The word is derived from the Latin civilis, a citizen. Originally, pertaining or appropriate to …   Black's law dictionary

  • commotion — A disturbance; turmoil. See civil commotion …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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