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civics, branch of learning that treats of the relationship between citizens and their society and state, originally called civil government. With the large immigration into the United States in the latter half of the 19th cent., civics became a subject in the secondary schools and colleges through the influence of the National Education Association and other organizations.

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civ·ic / ˈsivik/ • adj. of or relating to a city or town, esp. its administration; municipal. ∎  of or relating to the duties or activities of people in relation to their town, city, or local area. DERIVATIVES: civ·i·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.

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civic

civic pert. to a citizen or citizens XVI; of a city XVII; of citizenship, civil XVIII. — F. civique or L. cīvicus, f. cīvis citizen; see HIDE 2, and -IC. As sb. pl. (after politics) XIX (orig. U.S.).

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civics

civ·ics / ˈsiviks/ • plural n. [usu. treated as sing.] the study of the rights and duties of citizenship.

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