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Definition of "civic" []

  • Of, relating to, or belonging to a city, a citizen, or citizenship; municipal or civil. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "civic" in a sentence
  • "*Although the term civic art has gone out of fashion, it was once widely used."
  • "The term civic humanism has gained wide circulation and influence since its reception into English-language historical writing."
  • "Knowing the depth of impact of digital literacy on low-income kids, Watkins is now focusing his efforts on figuring out how to connect these skills to what he calls "civic outcomes" -- issues that have a direct bearing on disenfranchised communities."