Spelling list: Words starting with ci

Before the letter i the sound /s/ can be spelled with the letter c.

translate:
cider She preferred cider to beer.
cigar Cuba is famous for its cigars.
cinema What films are showing at the cinema?
cinnamon Cinnamon is often used when cooking curry.
cipher American English spelling The intelligence team decoded the cipher easily.
circle I have a wide circle of friends.
circular We were diverted on a long circular route.
circulate It took a while for the news to circulate.
circus I object to animals performing in a circus.
citizen He was a citizen of the United States.
citrus Limes and lemons are citrus fruits.
civil You must speak to others in a civil manner.
civilian Someone not in the military is a civilian.
civilise British English spelling We need to civilise these children.
civilisation Ancient Egypt was an early civilisation.

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Learn about these words in Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy


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