civics

[ siv-iks ]
/ ˈsɪv ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study or science of the privileges and obligations of citizens.

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Origin of civics

1880–85, Americanism; see civic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for civics

civics
/ (ˈsɪvɪks) /

noun (functioning as singular)

the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
US and Canadian the study of government and its workings
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