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"regional" in British English

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regionaladjective

uk   /ˈriː.dʒən.əl/  us   /ˈriː.dʒən.əl/
B2 relating to or coming from a particular part of a country: a regional accent/dialect/newspaper

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adverb uk   /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.i/  us   /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.i/
(Definition of regional from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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regionaladjective

uk   us   /ˈriːdʒənəl/
relating to or coming from a particular part of a country or a particular part of the world: a regional director/manager regional demand/distribution a regional economy/market National advertising has been much harder hit than regional advertising. Starting new stores in new markets involves setting up regional offices and launching marketing campaigns.
used to describe a company or an organization that operates in a particular part of a country rather than the whole country: regional businesses/companies a regional bank/newspaper
regionally
adverb /ˈriːdʒənəli/
a regionally based organization
(Definition of regional from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “regional”
in Arabic إقليمي…
in Korean 지역의…
in Portuguese regional…
in Catalan regional…
in Japanese 地域の, 地方の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地区的, 区域的…
in Turkish bölgesel, yöresel…
in Russian региональный, областной, районный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地區的, 區域的…
in Italian regionale…
in Polish regionalny…
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