What is civic?

  • (adj): Of or relating or belonging to a city.
    Example: "Civic center"; "civic problems"
    See also — Additional definitions below


Civic is something being related to a city or municipality. It also can refer to multiple other things:

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Some articles on civic:

Roma Civic Initiative
... The Roma Civic Initiative (Rómska občianska iniciatíva - ROI) is a Roma minority political party, now based in Slovakia ... As part of the Civic Forum, and with lawyer Emil Ščuka as its leader, the party managed to win seats in all the branches of government during ...
Francisco A. Barroetaveña
... lawyer and politician, founder of the Civic Youth Union, the Civic Union, and co-founder of the Radical Civic Union ...
Salford Museum And Art Gallery - Architectural Significance - Landscape Values
... is located in the ’heart’ of the University of Salford surrounded by civic and educational buildings ... The building is accepted as the earliest civic building that has influenced the location of other civic buildings in the Crescent area ...

More definitions of "civic":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals.
    Example: "Civic duties"; "civic pride"
    Synonyms: civil

Famous quotes containing the word civic:

    But look what we have built ... low-income projects that become worse centers of delinquency, vandalism and general social hopelessness than the slums they were supposed to replace.... Cultural centers that are unable to support a good bookstore. Civic centers that are avoided by everyone but bums.... Promenades that go from no place to nowhere and have no promenaders. Expressways that eviscerate great cities. This is not the rebuilding of cities. This is the sacking of cities.
    Jane Jacobs (b. 1916)

    Immorality, perversion, infidelity, cannibalism, etc., are unassailable by church and civic league if you dress them up in the togas and talliths of the Good Book.
    Ben Hecht (1893–1964)

    It is hereby earnestly proposed that the USA would be much better off if that big, sprawling, incoherent, shapeless, slobbering civic idiot in the family of American communities, the City of Los Angeles, could be declared incompetent and placed in charge of a guardian like any individual mental defective.
    Westbrook Pegler (1894–1969)