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Meaning of “municipal” in the English Dictionary

"municipal" in British English

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municipaladjective

uk   us   /mjuːˈnɪs.ɪ.pəl/
C1 of or ​belonging to a ​town or ​city: municipal ​authorities municipal ​tenniscourts 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   us   /mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET relating to municipal ​bonds (= ​bondssold 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 ​swampinginvestors with about $2.4 ​billion in new municipal ​debt. municipal ​authorities/​councils/​departments municipal ​elections

municipalnoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   /mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl/
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)
Translations of “municipal”
in Spanish municipal…
in Vietnamese thuộc thành thị…
in Malaysian perbandaran…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับเทศบาล…
in French municipal…
in German städtisch…
in Chinese (Simplified) 市政的, 市办的…
in Turkish belediye ile ilgili, yerel yönetime ilişkin…
in Russian муниципальный, городской…
in Indonesian kotapraja…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市政的, 市辦的…
in Polish miejski, municypalny…
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