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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [siv-ik]
    • /ˈsɪv ɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [siv-ik]
    • /ˈsɪv ɪk/

Definitions of civically word

  • adjective civically of or relating to a city; municipal: civic problems. 1
  • adjective civically of or relating to citizenship; civil: civic duties. 1
  • adjective civically of citizens: civic pride. 1
  • noun civically In a civic manner. 1

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Origin of civically

First appearance:

before 1535
One of the 29% oldest English words
1535-45; < Latin cīvicus, equivalent to cīv(is) citizen + -icus -ic

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Parts of speech for Civically


civically popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

civically usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for civically

adverb civically

  • governmentally — the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states; direction of the affairs of a state, community, etc.; political administration: Government is necessary to the existence of civilized society.
  • politically — of, relating to, or concerned with politics: political writers.

Top questions with civically

  • what does it mean to be civically engaged?

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