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adjective [only before noun] civic pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪvɪk/

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  1. relating to a town or city, especially to its government and public activities

    Civic leaders are delighted at the decision to hold the national competition in Atlanta.

    1. a.
      relating to the people who live in a town or city or the duties and responsibilities that they have as citizens

      The study showed that most teens felt little sense of civic pride or responsibility.


a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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