adjective. ['ˈsɪvɪk'] of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals.
- civicus (Latin)
- -icus (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Civic
How do you pronounce civic?
Pronounce civic as ˈsɪvɪk.
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Example sentences of the word civic
1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also participate in civic and charity projects, which illustrates your commitment to your community.
A lawyer has the civic duty to help educate the community on legal practices and available legal resources.
Quotes containing the word civic
1. To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile]
- David McCullough
2. Skepticism is the agent of reason against organized irrationalism--and is therefore one of the keys to human social and civic decency.
- Stephen Jay Gould
3. ...rather than assuming that education is primarily about preparing for jobs and careers, what would it mean to think of education as a process of guiding kids' participation in public life more generally, a public life that includes social, recreational, and civic engagement.
- Mizuko Ito, Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project