[ siv-ik-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈsɪv ɪkˈmaɪn dɪd /
concerned with the well-being of the community.
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- civet cat,
- civic center,
- civic centre,
- civic university,
- civil aeronautics board,
- civil air patrol
Origin of civic-minded
First recorded in 1940–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for civic-minded
He was supposed to be reassuring a civic-minded soldier that there was something redeeming about our political culture!
But she was generous, civic-minded, and bountiful in her caring for other people.