What does Civic mean?
Definitions for Civic
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of or relating or belonging to a city
"civic center"; "civic problems"
of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals
"civil rights"; "civil liberty"; "civic duties"; "civic pride"
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.
Etymology: From civicus.
The Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) is a Washington, D.C. based non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO). CIVIC was founded in 2003 by Marla Ruzicka as the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict. CIVIC works on behalf of civilians in conflict-zones, providing research and advocating to policymakers. CIVIC is a part of the Making Amends Campaign. CIVIC's mission statement reads: "Our mission is to work with armed actors and civilians in conflict to develop and implement solutions to prevent, mitigate and respond to civilian harm."
relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs
Etymology: [L.civicus, fr. civis citizen. See City.]
Of or relating to citizens.
The civil service were very efficient.
Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Civic is ranked #144141 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Civic surname appeared 115 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Civic.
91.3% or 105 total occurrences were White.
7.8% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Civic' in Adjectives Frequency: #1033
The numerical value of Civic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Civic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Civic in a Sentence
Yet even as we celebrate these gains, we know we still have a long way to go to achieve representational parity, if we want to create a truly inclusive and representative democracy, then we must invest in these communities to increase New American civic engagement and take a hard look at how our electoral and political systems still favor the white and wealthy.
In the black community, the church is the only thing we ever had to call our own, when we couldn't go to Civic Center or Union League, we always had the church. It is here where our children learn how to speak, how to stand before audiences.
It's not for someone to put a sculpture in their backyard, we have stipulations that the project be available to the public. And we think there may be also projects that are brought forward by civic entities, or universities or libraries where it may not be sculpture, it may be benches or street lighting.
When he is going on all cylinders that show could be absolutely breath-taking and really informative and important to the civic conversation, people used to watch some of this goofy stuff that goes on in TV news and didn't think anything about it. But as you see the 100th montage where Stewart shows how all these cliches are repeated across the board, you don't look at TV news in the same way.
I urge the Government of Egypt to work with civic groups to ease restrictions on association and expression and to take action to allow these and other human rights NGOs to operate freely.
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- cívicCatalan, Valencian
- občanské, městský, občanskýCzech
- kaupunkilais-, asukas-, kansalais-Finnish
- catharraScottish Gaelic
- công dânVietnamese
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