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CIVIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does civic mean? 

CIVIC (adjective)
  The adjective CIVIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating or belonging to a city
2. of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals

  Familiarity information: CIVIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CIVIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating or belonging to a city

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

civic center / civic problems

Pertainym:

city (an incorporated administrative district established by state charter)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

civic; civil

Context examples:

civil rights / civil liberty / civic duties / civic pride

Pertainym:

citizen (a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community)


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