civics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1886 a social science dealing with the rights and duties of citizens

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • civics — study of the rights and responsibilities of a citizen, 1886, originally Amer.Eng., from CIVIC (Cf. civic), by analogy with politics (see ICS (Cf. ics)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • civics — [[t]sɪ̱vɪks[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N n Civics is the study of the rights and duties of the citizens of a society. [mainly AM] ...my high school civics class …   English dictionary

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  • civics — noun The study of good citizenship and proper membership in a community. See Also: civic …   Wiktionary

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