Meaning of “civic” in the English Dictionary

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"civic" in British English

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civicadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈsɪv.ɪk/ us /ˈsɪv.ɪk/

of a town or city or the people who live in it:

The prime minister met many civic leaders, including the mayor and the leaders of the immigrant communities.
She felt it was her civic duty (= her duty as a person living in the town) to tell the police.
The opera house is a great source of civic pride.

(Definition of “civic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"civic" in American English

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civicadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈsɪv·ɪk/

social studies of a town or city or the people who live in it:

A group of prominent civic leaders have been among the school system’s harshest critics.

(Definition of “civic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)