Definition of civics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪvɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪvɪks//
[uncountable] (especially North American English) Belonging to society
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the school subject which studies the way government works and deals with the rights and duties that you have as a citizen and a member of a particular society More Like This Uncountable nouns ending in –ics athletics, ballistics, civics, cybernetics, genetics, geophysics, gymnastics, linguistics, optics, orthodontics, orthopaedics, phonetics, phonics, physics, semantics, semiotics, stylistics, thermodynamicsSee worksheet. See related entries: Belonging to society
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: civics