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civic

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adjective civ·ic \ˈsi-vik\

Simple Definition of civic

  • : of or relating to a city or town or the people who live there

  • : relating to citizenship or being a citizen

Full Definition of civic

  1. :  of or relating to a citizen, a city, citizenship, or community affairs <civic duty> <civic pride>

civ·i·cal·ly play \ˈsi-vi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of civic

  1. Recent improvements to the downtown area are a point of civic pride.

  2. the library association and other civic groups

  3. Voting is your civic duty.



Origin of civic

Latin civicus, from civis citizen — more at city


First Known Use: circa 1656



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