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Definition of "civism" [civ•ism]

  • Citizenship (noun)

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Use "civism" in a sentence
  • "Buonaparte armed himself accordingly with an authenticated certificate as to the posts he had held, and the period during which he had held them, and with another as to his "civism" -- the phrase used at that time to designate the quality of friendliness to the Revolution."
  • "We oblige [21101] teachers, male and female, to present certificates of civism, that is to say, of Jacobinism."
  • "I mean, all of this is expressing a kind of civism that we have in our country, a faith in the country that is actually performed on a football field, of all places."