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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 ​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)
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