Translation of "local" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈləʊ.kəl/ us /ˈloʊ.kəl/

B1 from, existing in, serving, or responsible for a small area, especially of a country

a local accent 当地口音
local issues 当地的问题
a local newspaper/radio station 本地报纸/电台
Most of the local population depend on fishing for their income. 当地人大多靠打鱼为生。
Our children all go to the local school. 我们的孩子都在当地的学校上学。
Many local shops will be forced to close if the new supermarket is built. 如果兴建这个新的超市,那么许多当地的商店都将被迫关闭。

limited to a particular part of the body

a local anaesthetic 局部麻醉
local swelling 局部肿胀

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localnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈləʊ.kəl/ us /ˈloʊ.kəl/

local noun [ C ] (PERSON)

C2 a person who lives in the particular small area that you are talking about

The café is popular with both locals and visitors. 这家咖啡馆很受当地人和游客的青睐。

local noun [ C ] (PUB)

UK a pub near to where a person lives, especially if they often go there to drink

The George is my local. 乔治酒馆离我家很近。

local noun [ C ] (VEHICLE)

US a train or bus that makes all or most of the stops along its route, allowing passengers to get on or off

the 12.24 local to Poughkeepsie 12点24分到波基普西的慢车

local noun [ C ] (ORGANIZATION)

US a division within a union representing people from a particular area


(Translation of “local” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)