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Meaning of “municipality” in the English Dictionary

"municipality" in British English

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municipalitynoun [C]

uk   /mjuːˌnɪs.ɪˈpæl.ə.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
a ​city or ​town with ​its own ​localgovernment, or the ​localgovernment itself: The municipality ​providesservices such as ​water and ​rubbishcollection.
(Definition of municipality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"municipality" in American English

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municipalitynoun [C]

 us   /mjʊˌnɪs·əˈpæl·ɪ·t̬i/
a ​city or ​town with ​its own ​localgovernment, or this ​localgovernment itself
(Definition of municipality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"municipality" in Business English

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municipalitynoun [C]

uk   us   /mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpæləti/ (plural municipalities) GOVERNMENT
a city or town that has its own ​government: The smoking ​ban that ​started in 13 municipalities in New Mexico, ​including Santa Fe and Albuquerque, has now ​officially gone ​statewide.
(Definition of municipality from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “municipality”
in Chinese (Simplified) 市,自治市, 市政府,市政当局…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市,自治市, 市政府,市政當局…
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