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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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.
acquisitions, and his personal experience propelling the business through Chicago's unique community dynamic and civic spirit.
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.
But pioneers tend to lack the civic spirit found in other great regions.
Zakoura Foundation for Micro-Credits is a Moroccan based not-for-profit organization aimed at fighting poverty and developing civic spirit through financial and non-financial programmes that specifically target vulnerable populations from both rural and urban areas who do not have access to conventional financial services.
Finally, D'Andrea rejects the idea that increasing Venetian control of the Battuti in the sixteenth century was "a malicious effort to centralize power" and instead asserts that it was "an attempt to return the confraternity to the religious harmony and civic spirit expressed in its own statutes" (146)--a statement that might provoke debate among those interested in the deployment of state power in the early modern period.
Organised locally by thousands of people who care about their environment and want to share their enthusiasm and knowledge with their visitors, it is a sign of a growing civic spirit.
In a testament to the true strength of New York's civic spirit, two nonprofit groups have engaged in a battle over the restoration of the Seventh Regiment Armory, a national historic landmark.
A community-first civic spirit imbued in taken-for-granted places such as Alton Baker Park, gifts from individuals for the greater good.
He attributed the successful holding of elections to the civic spirit that led Haitians to go to the polls.
From this encounter between ancient republican texts and Florentine humanist readers who were experiencing the threat of foreign domination, a new civic spirit was born, one that celebrated the connection between political liberty and cultural achievement and that took the defense of both as a central obligation.
A GROUP of house detectives in north Warwickshire has helped revive Atherstone's civic spirit, according to the agency which funded major research of the town's old buildings.