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civ·ics

 (sĭv′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of political science that deals with civic affairs and the rights and duties of citizens.

civics

(ˈsɪvɪks)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US and Canadian the study of government and its workings

civ•ics

(ˈsɪv ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study or science of the privileges and obligations of citizens.
[1880–85, Amer.]

civics

the area of political science concerned with citizenship.
See also: Society

civics

The study of the political rights and responsibilities of citizens and of the operation of government.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.civics - the social science of municipal affairs
social science - the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
Translations
állampolgári ismeretek

civics

[ˈsɪvɪks] NPLcívica fsing; (as course) → educación fsing cívica

civics

[ˈsɪvɪks] n (mainly US) (= school subject) → instruction f civique

civics

n singStaatsbürgerkunde f

civics

[ˈsɪvɪks] nsgeducazione f civica
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