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civics

civ·ics

civics

 
pronunciation:
sI vihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: the study of the rights and duties of citizens in relation to how the government works.
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The word civics contains the following parts:
civ Latin root that means citizen
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology