UK [ˈsɪvɪk] / US adjective [only before noun]
a) relating to a town or city, especially to its government and public activities

Civic leaders are delighted at the decision to hold the national competition in Atlanta.

b) relating to the people who live in a town or city or the duties and responsibilities that they have as citizens

The study showed that most teens felt little sense of civic pride or responsibility.

English dictionary. 2014.

(as distinguished from military), ,

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