noun plural but singular or plural in construction civ·ics \ˈsi-viks\

: the study of the rights and duties of citizens and of how government works

Full Definition of CIVICS

:  a social science dealing with the rights and duties of citizens

First Known Use of CIVICS


Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture


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