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English definition of “local”

local

adjective [usually before noun]
 
 
/ˈləʊkəl/
from or connected with a particular area: The importation of goods from the United States has reduced growth in the local market. US firms pay bonuses in dollars, in contrast to European rivals which tend to pay in local currency.a local business/company/firm He has a four-month contract fixing computers at a local company. This is a hugely serious problem at the local level, and we need to do something about it.
→ See also locally, domestic
(Definition of local adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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