What does civic mean?

Definitions for civic
ˈsɪv ɪkcivic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. civicadjective

    of or relating or belonging to a city

    "civic center"; "civic problems"

  2. civil, civicadjective

    of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals

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

Wiktionary

  1. civicadjective

    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. Etymology: From civicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Civicadjective

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

  2. Etymology: [L.civicus, fr. civis citizen. See City.]

Editors Contribution

  1. civic

    Of or relating to citizens.

    The civil service were very efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of civic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of civic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of civic in a Sentence

  1. Christine Blasey Ford:

    Now I feel like my civic responsibility is outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation.

  2. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Commencement Address at Harvard University, June 8, 1978.:

    A decline in courage may be the most striking feature that an outside observer notices in the West today. The Western world has lost its civic courage, both as a whole and separately, in each country, in each government, in each political party, and, of course, in the United Nations. Such a decline in courage is particularly noticeable among the ruling and intellectual elites...

  3. Rob Manfred:

    In 2020, MLB became the first professional sports league to join the nonpartisan Civic Alliance to help build a future in which everyone participates in shaping the United States. We proudly used our platform to encourage baseball fans and communities throughout our country to perform their civic duty and actively participate in the voting process. Fair access to voting continues to have our game’s unwavering support.

  4. Katie Hill:

    Auma Obama looks forward to meeting these emerging leaders for the first time, hearing about the extraordinary work they are doing across South Africa, and discussing how the Obama Foundation can support their civic leadership development.

  5. Chip Greenidge:

    I have spent my life in service to others -- encouraging urban high school students to apply, attend and graduate college, and convening a number of activities helping minorities and people of color get involved in civic life, however, over the years, I have not been able to really work on my own health and nutrition goals.

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