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"municipal" in British English

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municipaladjective

uk   /mjuːˈnɪs.ɪ.pəl/ us   /mjuːˈnɪs.ə.pəl/
C1 of or belonging to a town or city: municipal authorities municipal tennis courts municipal elections

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(Definition of municipal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"municipal" in American English

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municipaladjective [not gradable]

us   /mjʊˈnɪs·ə·pəl/
of or belonging to a town or city: municipal services
(Definition of municipal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"municipal" in Business English

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municipaladjective [before noun]

uk   /mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl/ us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET relating to municipal bonds (= bonds sold by a town or city government in the US): Orange County issued $1 billion in municipal securities.
GOVERNMENT relating to the government of a city or town, rather than the government of a country: State and local issuers are swamping investors with about $2.4 billion in new municipal debt. municipal authorities/councils/departments municipal elections

municipalnoun [C, usually plural]

uk   /mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl/ us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET →  municipal bond : The odds seem to favor selling instead of buying municipals.
(Definition of municipal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“municipal” in Business English

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