Origin of civicClassical Latin civicus, civil from civis: see home
The definition of civic is something related to local government, citizens or city.
An example of civic is a local government official; civic official.
Of, relating to, or belonging to a city, a citizen, or citizenship; municipal or civil.
Origin of civicLatin cīvicus from cīvis citizen ; see kei- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more civic, superlative most civic)
From Latin cīvicus (“pertaining to a city or citizens”).
- It received civic rights in 1260.
- (in 1215) it owed its first important civic rights.
- The law of our being, so revealed, involves in its turn civic or political duties.
- Claudius, the new emperor, restored the civic rights of the Alexandrian Jews and made Agrippa I.
- When he returned, he resumed possession of his property and his civic status was unimpaired.