Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to a city, a citizen, or citizenship.

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Usage examples "civic":

  1. The Church was strong enough there to defy the Papacy at one time, and yet religion with the people was perhaps more of a civic function or a duty than a spiritual worship. - "A Text-Book of the History of Painting", John C. Van Dyke.
  2. Every fresh attempt at an amicable compromise was wrecked upon the obstinate bigotry of the leading civic authorities. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  3. The Civic League was young but already it was laying out an ambitious spring programme. - "Green Valley", Katharine Reynolds.