civic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “civic” in the English Dictionary

"civic" in British English

See all translations

civicadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈsɪv.ɪk/
of a ​town or ​city or the ​people who ​live in it: The ​primeministermet many civic leaders, ​including the ​mayor and the ​leaders of the ​immigrantcommunities. She ​felt it was her civic duty (= her ​duty as a ​personliving in the ​town) to ​tell the ​police. The ​operahouse is a ​greatsource of civic pride.
(Definition of civic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"civic" in American English

See all translations

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 ​harshestcritics.
(Definition of civic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of civic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More