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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “civic”

civic

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈsɪv.ɪk/
of a town or city or the people who live in it
城镇的;城市的;市民的
The Prime Minister met many civic leaders, including the mayor and the leaders of the immigrant communities.
首相接见了许多市政领导,包括市长和移民社团的领导人。
She felt it was her civic duty (= her duty as a person living in the town) to tell the police.
她觉得把这件事告诉警察是她作为市民应尽的义务。
The opera house is a great source of civic pride.
该歌剧院是市民的一大骄傲。
Towns, cities and villages (general)Local government and politics
(Definition of civic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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