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civic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcivicciv‧ic /ˈsɪvɪk/ ●○○ adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 TOWNrelating to a town or city 🔊 Jackson spent the day meeting with local religious and civic leaders.2 TOWNrelating to the people who live in a town or city 🔊 It is your civic duty to vote in the local elections. 🔊 civic pride (=people’s pride in their own city)
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civicJohn Golden was an important civic and business leader.Is civic assertiveness now so strong that citizens would actually be prepared to break laws which they considered to be unjust?No expense was spared to produce a station worthy to stand beside the other civic buildings.Employers are committed to the civic challenge of moving people from welfare to work.For the civic culture is not a modern culture, but one that combines modernity with tradition.Some fear that it will lead to a breakdown of the civic culture that Almond and Verba so admired in Britain.It is your civic duty to act as a juror.An important civic function is taking place in the city hall this evening.Harlow Council has always been generous with civic funding for music and the arts.It is a social and religious organization, running an array of civic institutions.Civic leaders cannot agree on what is best for the city.They will be divided into teams and assigned civic roles.civic dutyYou have to work, perform your civic duty.Well, that's my civic duty done.If banks choose not to be tempted in this way then an appeal to their civic duty is misplaced.And the couple are now taking an early-break break from their civic duties to patch up their differences.
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