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civic

civ·ic

civic

 
pronunciation:
sI vihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with a city.
Paying taxes is a civic duty.
synonyms:
metropolitan, municipal, urban
definition 2: of or having to do with citizens or citizenship.
We have civic rights and responsibilities.
synonyms:
civil
similar words:
public
derivation: civically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word civic contains the following part:
civ Latin root that means citizen