civic spirit


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Related to civic spirit: in good spirits, in high spirits
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Noun1.civic spirit - pride in your city
pride - satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements; "he takes pride in his son's success"
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However, nothing could dampen the civic spirit and determination of Indian expat Mohammad Yousuf Javed, who walked all the way from Sharjah to Dubai for taking part in Dubai's Car Free Day initiative.
She found the widespread deficit of civic spirit an embarrassment.
He said we can learn a lot from the civic spirit of these young volunteers who are helping to keep Karachi's beaches clean for everyone to enjoy.
The French leader said he understood the mood that was prevalent in France right now and the effect this was having on civic spirit and respect for institutions and he warned that those that seek to divide society or disrespect the Republic would not be tolerated.
Beneath many economists' calculations is a "strange" hidden assumption that qualities such as civic spirit, love, and generosity "are scarce resources that are depleted with use.
What the EU has done in both countries, either thanks to its fundamental values and principles or through direct actions, is empower civic spirit and the aspiration for a more dignified future.
Thus the author found necessary the launching of a second research hypothesis which claims the existence of the reverse migration process because of tradition, consolidation of position or civic spirit, or in the authors words: "university professors become involved in politics for the following reasons: a) tradition (mainly observed during the interwar period), b) trend (especially after 1992, when politicians receive chairs in private universities or in extensions of state universities in towns with no university tradition), c) critical spirit put in the service of the problems of the city (in the case of university professors with no political affiliation with consulting functions)" (p.
During his speech before the result, Mr Nesbitt, 54, pledged to instil a new civic spirit among people in Northern Ireland.
Parks and Recreation may mock the inanities of American democracy, but in a way that often celebrates the civic spirit underneath.
These measures, the caretaker Government Spokesman specified, are part of a new all-inclusive and transparent vision aimed to integrate concerned persons in society by guaranteeing a minimum revenue to each family, in consecration of civic spirit.
Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday: "There's an enormous civic spirit in this country, where people want to take control of things and do things in a different way.
The proposed reconfiguration will make the squares more functional and responsive, enhancing their civic spirit and no doubt pleasing the Bouwmeester.