Translation of "local" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈləʊ.kəl/ US  /ˈloʊ-/

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

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