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civicsciv‧ics /ˈsɪvɪks/ noun [uncountable] especially American English  SEa school subject dealing with the rights and duties of citizens and the way government worksGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?Civics is followed by a singular verb: Civics is her favourite subject.
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civicsIt comes straight out of a civics textbook.I had never seen her before, although she looked something like my eighth-grade civics teacher.Use has also been made of Russell's work on the teaching of civics in Northern Ireland schools.They had their civics and home economics.
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