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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)

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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)
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