- of or relating to a city; municipal: civic problems.
- of or relating to citizenship; civil: civic duties.
- of citizens: civic pride.
Origin of civic
Examples from the Web for civically
The late 1960s proved to be the most civically unstable since the 1860s.A Brief History of Wingnuts in America; From George Washington to Woodstock
August 17, 2014
They have contributed a unique brand of civically minded, decent social democracy that added much to the national debate.Prairie Populism Goes Bust As Obama’s Democrats Loses The Empty Quarter
November 4, 2012
The music is thus "civically responsible," as is the music of Bach or Mozart.Beethoven: the Man and the Artist
Ludwig van Beethoven
- of or relating to a city, citizens, or citizenshipcivic duties
Word Origin and History for civically
1540s, originally mostly in civic crown (Latin corona civica), a chaplet of oak leaves awarded to one who saved the life of a fellow citizen in battle, from Latin civicus "of a citizen," adjectival derivation of civis "townsman" (see city). Sense of "having to do with citizens" is from 1790.