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English definition of “local”


adjective [not gradable] (AREA)   /ˈloʊ·kəl/
from, existing in, or serving a particular place or small area: the local population the local newspaper local phone calls local government medical Local also means limited to a particular part of the body: a local anesthetic localize    /ˈloʊ·kəˌlɑɪz/ verb [I/T] [I] The infection seems to have localized in the foot. locally    /ˈloʊ·kə·li/ adverb [not gradable] locally grown vegetables
(Definition of local adjective (AREA) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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