Definitions for civicˈsɪv ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

civ•icˈsɪv ɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to a city; municipal.

    Category: Government

  2. of or pertaining to citizenship; civil.

    Category: Government

  3. of citizens:

    civic pride.

    Category: Government

Origin of civic:

1535–45; < L cīvicus=cīv(is) citizen +-icus -ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. civic(adj)

    of or relating or belonging to a city

    "civic center"; "civic problems"

  2. civil, civic(adj)

    of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals

    "civil rights"; "civil liberty"; "civic duties"; "civic pride"


  1. civic(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or belonging to a city, a citizen, or citizenship; municipal or civil.

    Thousands of people came to the Civic Center to show off their civic pride.

  2. Origin: From civicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Civic(adj)

    relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'civic' in Adjectives Frequency: #1033

Translations for civic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of or belonging to a city or citizen

Our offices are in the new civic centre; civic duties.

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