Definition of 'civic'
Video: pronunciation of 'civic'
Example sentences containing 'civic'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Not a mural or stained glass window in any civic building. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your sense of civic duty is admirable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is a whole new area for civic pride. The Sun (2009)Civic leaders are now looking for a more diverse economy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is not a necessary civic building. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ballot is the primary symbol of civic duty. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)There is also one small ray of warm civic pride. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It apparently had been practiced only as a civic duty. Christianity Today (2000)He had a laudable sense of civic duty and right and wrong. The Sun (2013)You might not expect a civic leader to enjoy a disaster film that shows the city he runs being destroyed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Talks centred on how to improve the environments for city dwellers and how civic leaders can engage better with local citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They expressed civic and national pride. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet its civic leaders were insecure. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Civic leaders should let it go. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To call on people to make it their civic duty to give back payments when fuel poverty is so rife is great. The Sun (2011)It couldn't be more at odds with the broad civic buildings on the north bank. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was pride: civic and national. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Friends say that he sees the job as reward enough, and as a civic duty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By next summer, civic pride should be restored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)London's civic leaders placed a guard on the poor old cross. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Impressive buildings, quiet civic pride, modest and friendly feel. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's a proud new civic building, at a time when very few of those are being built. Times, Sunday Times (2013)New British civic buildings with the architectural panache that continental Europeans take for granted have proved depressingly elusive for a generation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'civic'
In Common Usage. civic is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'civic'
British English: civic ADJECTIVE
You use civic to describe people or things that have an official status in a town or city.
...the businessmen and civic leaders of the city.
Definition of civic from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
From planning early to knowing where to look, these top tips will help you fulfil your summer holiday desires
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.