Definition of civics in English:


Syllabification: civ·ics
Pronunciation: /ˈsiviks


[usually treated as singular]
The study of the rights and duties of citizenship.
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  • But that can't be true, because they've given $35 million ‘for values, civics and citizenship education in our schools’.
  • Emphasis is on civics and citizenship elements, although the kit also supports activities in science, art and English.
  • Thus a clash is inevitable between what we can term the social studies view of civics and the popular view.

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