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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
Translations of “local”
in Arabic مَحَلّي…
in Korean 현지의…
in Malaysian tempatan…
in French local, du quartier…
in Turkish yöresel, bölgesel, mahallî…
in Italian locale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 當地的,本地的, 局部的,部分的…
in Russian местный…
in Polish miejscowy…
in Vietnamese địa phương…
in Spanish local, del barrio, de la zona…
in Portuguese local, de bairro…
in Thai ประจำท้องถิ่น…
in German Orts-……
in Catalan local, del barri…
in Japanese 地元の…
in Indonesian lokal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 当地的,本地的, 局部的,部分的…
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